TULSA, Okla. — Quick Facts:
- 90 people die daily on average in traffic accidents across the U.S.
- In Tulsa 10,939 accidents reported in 2015 through Oct. 15.
- 60 percent of deadly crashes happened on Friday, Saturday or Sunday.
On an average day in the United States 90 people a day die in traffic accidents.
Accident numbers this year in Tulsa show 10,939 accidents through Oct. 15.
Some spots are much more dangerous than others, FOX23’s Clay Loney took a closer look at the most dangerous intersections in Tulsa.
FOX23 talked to life-long Tulsan, Ricky Cassady at 41st Street and Highway 169 -- the fifth most dangerous intersection in Tulsa.
There have been 40 accidents reported there so far this year.
The Department of Transportation said distracted driving is a big cause of accidents. They released a PSA to bring attention to the issue and hopefully force drivers to pay attention.
The third and fourth most dangerous intersections in Tulsa are tied with 45 accidents each: 61
Street and South Peoria and 51
Street and South Peoria.
The second most dangerous intersection is just a mile away at 51st Street South and Highway 169; it had 46 accidents.
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