This 400+ Mile Road is the Most Dangerous to Travel in Illinois
After some recent analysis of crashes and fatalities, this highway that runs through the entire state is now considered the 'most dangerous' road in Illinois.
The Most Dangerous Road in Each State
The website, This vs That, recently shared some data about the roads we drive and which of them greatly increase our risk of crashes and worse, crashes that result in a fatality.
Right now, you probably already have a road in mind that you try to avoid at all costs.
How many roads do you travel from spring to fall but would never consider driving on during a winter storm?
The Most Dangerous Road in Illinois
There is a very long stretch of road in Illinois that, according to the study, has a very high average number of deaths per year. The research revealed that,
Among 100 crashes, 112 fatalities were reported.
US Highway 45 is the Most Dangerous Road in Illinois
US Highway 45/Route 45 is a major north-south United States highway from Lake Superior to the Gulf of Mexico. The total length of the highway is 1,297 miles.
428 miles of US Highway 45 run all the way through Illinois, beginning near Antioch and continuing south through the state to near Brookport.
The US Route 45 Illinois stretch has been the site of around 11 fatalities each year.