HOUSTON – The stretch of I-10 that runs through Texas from New Mexico to Louisiana has been named as one of the most deadly stretches of highway in the country, according to a study by ValuePenguin.
The study also showed that TX-105, which runs east-west through Conroe, has the fourth-most drunken-driving crashes and has the worst EMS wait time in the nation.
The study shows that the I-10 stretch through Harris County is the fifth-most deadly stretch of highway in the United States, accounting for 585 fatal crashes resulting in 676 deaths in a seven-year period from 2010 to 2016.
The study also shows that the I-20 stretch of interstate through Dallas is the sixth-most-deadly stretch of highway in the country, accounting for 490 fatal crashes and 594 deaths.
The study showed that five of the top six highways with the most frequent drunken-driving crashes are in Texas.