Monday, June 28, 2010

Motor Vehicle Accidents

The Police Department investigated 4,983 motor vehicle accidents (13.6 daily average) during 2009. Below is a list of the locations that experienced the highest number of motor vehicle accidents. The top 6 remained the same while some new locations were added to the list:




  1. I-435/Metcalf Ave


  2. I-435/US 69 Hwy


  3. I-435/Quivira Rd


  4. 135th St/US 69 Hwy


  5. I-435/Antioch Rd


  6. I-435/Roe Ave


  7. College Blvd/Quivira Rd


  8. 75th St/I-35


  9. I-435/Nall Ave


  10. College Blvd/US 69 Hwy


  11. 151st St/US 69 Hwy


  12. 119th St/US 69 Hwy


174 accidents were listed as "alcohol related" which, in the officer's opinion, alcohol played a contributing role to the cause. Officers made 927 DUI arrests in 2009.