Traffic accident numbers in Quincy increase in July

Posted: Aug. 16, 2013 6:23 pm Updated: Aug. 31, 2013 12:15 am


Quincy saw a slight uptick in the number of traffic accidents on city streets during July. There were 106 accidents reported during the month, up six from June's totals.

The Broadway corridor saw more accidents than anywhere else as intersections along the city's busiest street took up five spots on the top-10 list.

The intersection of 48th and Broadway led the way with four accidents. The intersection of 36th and Broadway was second with three crashes. Eight other intersections had at least two accidents.

There were 27 injuries as the result of the accidents. There were three DUI accidents and officers made 14 DUI arrests during the month. Officers issued 59 tickets for speeding and 55 tickets for seat belt violations during July.