Colorado State Patrol produced a list of the most dangerous intersections with the highest number of crashes to KRDO Newschannel 13
The top 5 intersections may not be as dangerous as they seem. A crash that occurs a hundred yards before or after the intersection will be reported as a crash at that specific intersection.
Because of the way car crashes are reported, we are not including them in our top 5 list but still provided those cross streets.
I25 & S Nevada / S Tejon
I25 & Garden of the Gods
I25 & Lake / S Circle
I25 & Fillmore St
I25 & W Uintah St
1. North Powers Blvd and Stetson Hills Blvd
With 47 crashes in 2020, Powers and Stetson Hills in northeast Colorado Springs averaged roughly one crash per week.
2. E Fountain Blvd and S Academy Blvd
There were 40 collisions at Fountain and Academy in 2020, including one in June that resulted in the deaths of two Fort Carson troops after their tiny automobile was pinned beneath a huge truck.
3. Airport Rd and S Academy Blvd
Less than a mile north, at Airport and Academy, a red light camera is located at the third most crash-prone junction.
4. Austin Bluffs Pkwy and N Academy Blvd
At Austin Bluffs and Academy, a location with a red light camera as well, there were 34 collisions.
5. E Platte Ave and N Academy Blvd
There were 33 accidents at Platte and Academy, including one fatal one in January '20 that claimed the life of a 19-year-old woman and seriously injured two others.
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