By Rob Tucker
Recently the Iowa Department of Transportation released it's list of the 200 locations in Iowa most in need of safety improvement. The rankings were based on three factors: crash frequency, total number of accidents and severity during the years 2012 to 2016.
Of those 200, I live in the city that owns the #1 spot as well as two others in the top ten! How'd I get so lucky?!
Where is this infamous demolition derby site, you may wonder: the corner of Ankeny Boulevard and First Street in Ankeny. And indeed, Tucker Law has represented clients injured in wrecks in that very place!
But if you think I'm unfortunately situated by being in the same town with the top three accident sites, my friend Kelly, who sometimes writes for this blog, and her husband live . . . wait for it . . . three blocks from the #1 site, one block from #10 and 14 blocks from #8!
Here's a list of the top 10 sites in Iowa:
So be careful out there! But if you are injured in an accident, it's not a bad plan to check with a reputable personal injury attorney to make sure you get compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages and future treatment expenses.
Dangerous Iowa intersection? This spot is No. 1 in state's crash rating.
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