Hillsborough County reveals top 20 severe crash corridors

From 2005 to 2015, nearly 2,000 people died

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — Hillsborough County streets are some of the deadliest in the country, according to Vision Zero, a multi-national road traffic safety project that aims to achieve a highway system with no fatalities or serious injuries involving road traffic. 

Each day, Hillsborough County residents travel roads with the highest traffic fatality rate per capita among large counties in the United States.

Hillsborough County transportation leaders with Vision Zero are now revealing of the most severe crash corridors in Hillsborough County.  

RELATED: Report uncovers 20 worst places for aggressive driving crashes in Hillsborough County

Top Severe Crash Corridors:

  1. Brandon Blvd from Falkenburg Rd to Dover Rd (7.18 miles)
  • 180 crashes (25 crashes per mile)
  • Daily Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT): 463,965
  1. Gibsonton Dr/Boyette Rd from I-75 to Balm Riverview Rd (2.33 miles)
  • 49 crashes (21 crashes per mile)
  • Daily VMT: 79,720
  1. Hillsborough Ave from Longboat Blvd to Florida Ave (8.87 miles)
  • 176 crashes (19.8 crashes per mile)
  • Daily VMT: 528,719
  1. Fletcher Ave from Armenia Ave to 50th St (5.09 miles)
  • 100 crashes (19.6 crashes per mile)*
  • Daily VMT: 196,990
  1. Dale Mabry from Hillsborough Ave to Bearss Ave (6.17 miles)
  • 116 crashes (18.8 crashes per mile)
  • Daily VMT: 430,798
  1. Lynn Turner from Gunn Hwy to Ehrlich Rd (1.51 miles)
  • 28 crashes (18.5 crashes per mile)
  • Daily VMT: 29,445
  1. Meridian Ave from Channelside Dr to Twiggs St (0.6 miles)
  • 11 crashes (18.3 crashes per mile)
  • Daily VMT: 10,240
  1. Bruce B. Downs from Fowler Ave to Bearss Ave (1.77 miles)
  • 32 crashes (18.1 crashes per mile)
  • Daily VMT: 304,083
  1. 50th St from MLK Blvd to Hillsborough Ave (1.24 miles)
  • 22 crashes (17.7 crashes per mile)
  • Daily VMT: 30,380
  1. 15th St from Fowler Ave to Fletcher Ave (1.02 miles)
  • 18 crashes (17.6 crashes per mile)
  1. Big Bend Rd from U.S. 41 to I-75 (3.07 miles)
  • 51 crashes (16.6 crashes per mile)
  • Daily VMT: 72,145
  1. U.S. 301 from I-75 to Adamo Dr (3.39 miles)
  • 55 crashes (16.2 crashes per mile)
  • Daily VMT: 152,792
  1. Sheldon Rd from Hillsborough Ave to Waters Ave (2.04 miles)
  • 33 crashes (16.2 crashes per mile)
  • Daily VMT: 67,488
  1. I-4 from I-275 to 22nd St (1.08 miles)
  • 17 crashes (15.7 crashes per mile)
  • Daily VMT: 189,000
  1. 56th St from Sligh Ave to Busch Blvd (1.51 miles)
  • 23 crashes (15.2 crashes per mile)
  • Daily VMT: 64,930
  1. I-275 from Howard Frankland Bridge to Busch Blvd (10.86 miles)
  • 164 crashes (15.1 crashes per mile)
  • Daily VMT: 1,709,092
  1. Kennedy Blvd from Dale Mabry Hwy to Ashley Dr (2.85 miles)
  • 43 crashes (15.1 crashes per mile)
  • Daily VMT: 103,312
  1. 78th St from Causeway Blvd to Palm River Rd (1.26 miles)
  • 19 crashes (15.1 crashes per mile)
  • Daily VMT: 27,945
  1. CR 579 / Mango Rd from MLK Blvd to U.S. 92 (1.4 miles)
  • 21 crashes (15 crashes per mile)
  • Daily VMT: 13,580
  1. Florida Ave from Waters Ave to Linebaugh Ave (1.01 miles)
  • 15 crashes (14.9 crashes per mile)

SEE THE FULL VISION ZERO PLAN

From 2005 to 2015, nearly 2,000 people died as a result of motor vehicle crashes on Hillsborough County roadways, according to Vision Zero.

On average, 33 more people than the national average for counties with similar populations are killed on Hillsborough County roadways each year, the report continues.

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