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Australia These are Queensland's most dangerous intersections

15:06  24 april  2018
15:06  24 april  2018 Source:   9news.com.au

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Queensland ’ s most dangerous intersections have been revealed and nine of the top 10 are in the state’s south-east. The T- intersection of Greenbank Road and Mount Lindesay Highway at North Maclean in Logan was the worst spot in the greater Brisbane area – and the worst across the state

Queensland ' s most dangerous intersections have been named today - including these streets in Mackay, which came in at number 3. Picture: 9NEWS. (9NEWS). The intersection at Greenbank Road and Mount Lindesay Highway in North Maclean was rated the most dangerous , with 9 serious

Queensland’s most dangerous intersections have been revealed and nine of the top 10 are in the state’s south-east.

The T-intersection of Greenbank Road and Mount Lindesay Highway at North Maclean in Logan was the worst spot in the greater Brisbane area – and the worst across the state overall.

Signals are now being added to the intersection and a new service road is being built.

“This will go a long way to reducing the number of serious crashes,” RACQ Head of Public Policy Rebecca Michael said.

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The data was collected by the Department of Transport and Main Roads between July 2014 and June 2017 and analysed by RACQ.

Dr Michael has urged politicians to “come to the table”.

“While the Blackspot has been successful in reducing the number of serious crashes in troublesome intersections, continued investment is needed if we’re to get safer roads and safer outcomes for greater Brisbane drivers.”

Here’s the top 10 most dangerous intersections in the state. Serious crashes were those involving fatalities or hospitalisation.

1. Greenbank Road and Mount Lindesay Highway, North Maclean

Where? Logan City

Serious crashes: 9

Serious casualties: 13

2. Clifford Street and Gold Coast Highway/Remembrance Drive, Surfers Paradise

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Where? Gold Coast

Serious crashes: 8

Serious casualties: 20

3. Tennyson Street and Victoria Street, Mackay

Where? Mackay

Serious crashes: 8

Serious casualties: 9

4. Beerburrum Road and Pumicestone Road, Caboolture

Where? Moreton Bay

Serious crashes: 7

Serious casualties: 14

5. Newnham Road and Wecker Road, Mount Gravatt East

Where? Brisbane

Serious crashes: 7

Serious casualties: 9

6. Gympie Arterial Road and Webster Road, Aspley

Where? Brisbane

Serious crashes: 7

Serious casualties: 8

7. Brunswick Street and McLachlan Street, Fortitude Valley

Where? Brisbane

Serious crashes: 7

Serious casualties: 8

8. Gipps Street and Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley

Where? Brisbane

Serious crashes: 6

Serious casualties: 11

9. Scottsdale Drive and Stapley Drive/Bayswater Avenue, Varsity Lakes

Where? Gold Coast

Serious crashes: 6

Serious casualties: 10

10. Pacific Highway On Ramp and Movieworld Access Road, Oxenford

Where? Gold Coast

Serious crashes: 6

Serious casualties: 8

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