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Car crashes can happen in a split second, but injuries can last a life time.  Please always drive with caution and don’t forget to buckle up!

Palm Beach County is home to the 11th most deadly road in Florida, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration statistics. A 5-mile stretch of Okeechobee Boulevard, long considered one of the area’s most dangerous, saw 25 fatalities from 2013 to 2015, a rate of 5 per mile.

The most dangerous place to drive appears to be Miami-Dade County, which contains the road with the highest fatalities per mile, the road with the highest fatalities, and the road with the most fatal crashes, according to the Miami Herald.

The study pinpointed 1,501 fatalities on 97 specific stretches of Florida roads. Other Palm Beach County roads on the list are:
• 28 – Lake Worth Road in Greenacres (14 fatalities, 4.2 per mile)
• 46 – I-95 in Delray Beach (24 fatalities, 3.25 per mile)
• 47 – South Congress Avenue in Palm Springs (12 fatalities, 3.24 per mile)
• 46 – I-95 in Delray Beach (24 fatalities, 3.25 per mile)
• 53 – Jog Road in Boynton Beach (10 fatalities, 3.06 per mile)
• 63 – Northlake Boulevard in Palm Beach Gardens (10 fatalities, 2.66 per mile)
• 75 – West Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach (10 fatalities, 2.18 per mile)
• 78 – I-95 in Palm Beach Gardens (22 fatalities, 2.15 per mile)
• 89 – North Military Trail in West Palm Beach (10 fatalities, 1.43 per mile)

The roadway with the lowest fatality rate on the list is a 37-mile stretch of I-95 in Rockledge, just east of Kissimmee, with 24 deaths (0.65 per mile).

Source: Palm Beach Post

If you have been injured on any of these roads in Palm Beach County, please contact the Law Office of Keller, Keller & Caracuzzo for a free consultation.

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