Saturday, December 20, 2014

Stretch of Highway in Burlington Tops NJ in Pedestrian Deaths

Stretch of Highway in Burlington Tops NJ in Pedestrian Deaths

Newark may be New Jersey's most populous city, but the state's most dangerous road for pedestrians is in the opposite end of the state, in Burlington County.

Route 130, also known as Burlington Pike, had the largest number of pedestrian fatalities in the three-year period ending in 2012, according to the Tri-State Transportation Campaign's annual “Most Dangerous Roads for Walking” report. Twelve people were killed along the stretch of the highway in Burlington County, with two more killed in the Middlesex County stretch and one in Camden. T

Two intersections each had two fatal accidents during the three-year period:

Route 130 and Manor Road in Delran and Route 130 at Pennypacker Drive in Willingboro.

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