Auto Accident Facts in Clearwater, St. Pete and beyond.

Auto Accident Facts – The facts and statistics of auto accidents in Pinellas
County from Clearwater to St. Petersburg and all cities in between.

Pinellas County 2007 Dataauto accidents in Pinellas County

U.S. 19 is the most accident-prone road in the county.

Total Number of Auto Accidents: 13,228
Total Fatalities: 114
Total Auto Accident Injuries: 10,964

Here are the top listings of the most dangerous intersections in Pinellas County.

The most dangerous intersection in Pinellas County is U.S. 19 and Tampa Road, where 129 auto accidents occurred in 2007 resulting in 77 injuries.

Also on the list:
U.S. 19 and Gulf to Bay
Gulf-To-Bay and South Belcher
U.S. 19 and Curlew Road
I-275 and 22nd Ave. North
I-275 and 13th at 38th Avenue
I-275 and Gandy Blvd.
Park Blvd. and Starkey Rd.
66th Street and Ulmerton Rd.
Park Blvd. and Belcher Rd.
Bay Pines Blvd. and Park Street
Seminole Blvd. and Ulmerton Rd.
Park Blvd. and Seminole Blvd.
East Bay Drive and Keene Rd.
U.S. 19 and East Bay Drive

Police report that carelessness, impatience, and distractions (cell phones, car radios) all contribute to so many accidents on our roads. The increase in traffic, particularly during the holidays and with the influx of winter residents also contributes to more accidents.