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8.23.23 – Oklahoma City Sentinel

According to an article in “Only in your State” there are dangerous places in Oklahoma and they found the top ten most dangerous places:

  1. I-44 tornado corridor- one of the most dangerous areas on the earth by Popular Mechanics Magazine. There have been 140 tornadoes in the region since the early 1900’s.
  2. The 5-mile stretch of I-35 between SE 15th St. and NE 36th St. in Oklahoma City-according to ODOT this section of highway is the most dangerous in the state. Fifteen people were killed in car crashes here between 2007 and 2012.
  3. Broken Arrow Expressway and Memorial Drive in Tulsa-high traffic volume here results in too many accidents.
  4. Carter County-Crime reports say that the rate of violent crime here is 938.1 per 100,000 people.
  5. I-240 between Will Rogers Airport and Southeastern Ave-there were 14 deaths here in auto accidents between 2007 and 2012.
  6. The Lakes-drownings on the lakes in the state make them one of the most dangerous places to go.
  7. E. Mohawk Blvd and N Cincinnati Ave. in North Tulsa-ranked 9th in the top 25 most dangerous places where your chances of becoming a crime victim at this spot is 1 in 13.
  8. NE 36th St. And Martin Luther King Ave. in Oklahoma City-ranked as one of the worst neighborhoods in the U.S. due to poverty level and your high chances of becoming a victim here.
  9. Midwest City-Movoto Real Estate Blog says 1 in 17 here will be a victim of a crime.
  10. East 71st St and S Mingo Rd in Tulsa-a busy crossroads that could get you in a accident with possible injury.