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What Are Missouri’s Most Dangerous Roads?

While driving is a risky endeavor no matter where you are, certain roads appear to be more dangerous than others.

Keep reading to learn about some of Missouri’s most dangerous roads.

Most Dangerous Missouri Roads

Using data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the following stretches of roadways are the most dangerous in the state of Missouri according to the St. Louis Business Journal:

I-64

Interstate 64 only spans a 14.69 mile stretch in Missouri but claims 1.07 fatal accidents per mile. Between 2004-2008, there were 16 fatal accidents on this road, accounting for a total of 17 fatalities.

I-70

Interstate 70 spans a vast 251.66 mile stretch in Missouri and claims 0.80 fatal accidents per mile. Between 2004-2008, there were 201 fatal accidents on this road, accounting for a total of 226 fatalities.

I-44

Interstate 44 spans an immense 290.49 mile stretch in Missouri and claims 0.65 fatal accidents per mile. Between 2004-2008, there were 190 fatal accidents on this road, accounting for a total of 233 fatalities.

I-55

Interstate 55 spans a great distance of 210.45 miles in Missouri and claims 0.51 fatal accidents per mile. Between 2004-2008, there were 108 fatal accidents on this road, accounting for a total of 124 fatalities.

These Are Some of the Deadliest Highways in the Country

Not only are these roads dangerous according to Missouri’s standards, but these roads are also some of the deadliest in the country.

The following table provides the national ranking in terms of deadliest roadways:

Highway

National Ranking

I-64

#17

I-70

#42

I-44

#56

I-55

#85

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