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MAP: These are the most crash-prone intersections in Tucson, according to TPD

Tucson crash prone intersections
Posted at 11:13 AM, Jan 30, 2020

TUCSON, Ariz. — The Tucson Police Department has released a list of the eight most crash-prone intersections of the city Thursday.

The list is in conjunction with a $70,000 grant to the department from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety. TPD says the money will be used to focus on enforcing violations in eight intersections they say "generate a high number of collisions" in the city.

The intersections are:

  • Grant and Tanque Verde
  • Golf Links and Swan
  • Golf Links and Wilmot
  • Oracle and Wetmore
  • Nogales and Valencia
  • Alvernon and 22nd Street
  • Fort Lowell and 1st Avenue
  • Irvington and Campbell

TPD says officers will focus on enforcing speeding violations, seat belt violations, following too closely, failure to yield the right of way, failure to stop at red lights or stop signs, agressive driving, use of a handheld device while driving and driving while impaired.

The grant enforcements began in November and officers have already conducted over 800 traffic stops, TPD said. They'll continue enforcements until September 2020.