What’s the Most Dangerous Freeway in LA?

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We counted all the reported accidents on 24 segments of Los Angeles freeways for a year. Then we calculated the number of accidents per mile on each segment. Here’s what we found:

 


 

Most Accidents Per Mile:

Northbound on the 110, between San Pedro and the 101.

162.8 accidents per mile

 


 

The Safest Stretch of Freeway:
The 101 Northbound from Downtown to Topanga Canyon Blvd:
33 accidents per mile.

 


 

Here’s the whole list:

 

Freeway Segment Direction Accidents per Mile
I-110 105 to 101 North 162.8
I-405 110 to 10 North 154.5
I-5 10 to 405 South 138.6
I-10 Santa Monica to 5 East 138.6
I-10 5 to Santa Monica West 131
I-405 10 to 110 South 127
I-5 405 to 10 North 125.6
I-110 101 to 105 South 122.2
I-10 57 to 5 West 116.5
I-10 5 to 57 East 102.4
I-105 Entire Freeway East 101.8
I-405 118 to 10 South 101.5
I-605 Entire Freeway South 101.4
I-105 Entire Freeway West 100.3
I-5 Santa Clarita to 10 South 98.3
I-605 Entire Freeway North 96.1
I-405 10 to 118 North 90.8
I-5 10 to Santa Clarita North 84.6
I-110 101 to Pasadena North 81.7
I-710 Entire Freeway South 81.5
I-110 Pasadena to 101 South 78
I-710 Entire Freeway North 76.5
101 Topanga to 5 East 35.8
101 5 to Topanga West 33

 


 

How did we did it: Check out the Our Data page for more information.