What Are Chelmsford's Most Dangerous Intersections?

A recent report released the most dangerous intersections in the state and region.

Where are the most dangerous intersections in town?
Where are the most dangerous intersections in town?

A recent study listed the most dangerous intersections in Massachusetts and New England, and while no Chelmsford intersections made the list it got us wondering. Where do you think the most dangerous spot is in town?

The intersection of Mystic Avenue and the Fellsway in Somerville was ranked as the “most dangerous” intersection in the state and the third most dangerous one in New England in a recent study by GoLocal Worcester, an online publication.

Also among the most dangerous was Bridge St. and Veterans of Foreign Wars Highway, along with Veterans of Foreign Wars Highway and Varnum Ave., both Lowell intersections.

The site’s methodology looked at total number of accidents, fatalities, injuries and property-damage-only crashes at each intersection.

Looking at just Chelmsford, what do you find to be the most dangerous intersection? Is there a road you avoid because it's too dangerous? Let us know in the comments section below.

Read GoLocal Worcester’s full report >>

Anna Bucciarelli February 28, 2014 at 07:33 AM
Yes, all that Andrew G. mentioned, plus the one I hate most since I need to use it frequently, is turning either left or right off of Turnpike onto Mill ... poor visibility in either direction, ugly and frightful.
Eileen Cushing-Craig February 28, 2014 at 07:54 AM
Anna, I live in that neighborhood, and I know what you mean about the visibility. I have an SUV, which helps with the visibility somewhat, but that's a tough intersection, especially during the day when you don't have the headlights to warn you of oncoming traffic.
Eileen Cushing-Craig February 28, 2014 at 07:58 AM
Another tough one is driving Parker Road between Rt. 4 and Rt. 27. It is very narrow and winding, and then when you come out to Rt. 27, it is extremely hard to take a left or a right onto 27. The visibility there is bad, due to trees and the angle of the road. You have to edge into the intersection just to be able to see what's coming from both directions on 27.
Ido hair March 04, 2014 at 10:02 AM
Drum hill rotary is a disaster! People are constantly running red lights..With cars coming off rt 3 at such high speeds it's very dangerous. Poorly designed!!
Ido hair March 04, 2014 at 10:04 AM
I usually avoid the rotary whenever possible but with the potholes being the size of sink holes I've been taking my chances! These roads are a mess!


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