Polk County residents blame intersection for tragedy

Sep 17, 2009 Full story: ABC Action News

The Polk County Sheriff's Office says US 27 is one of the most dangerous roads in the county.

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bob jones

Brandon, FL

#1 Sep 18, 2009
As a transplant from the north where traffic congestion is just a way of life. I am surprised that these dangerous intersections on 27 have not been eliminated. when it was a two track road to nowhere 20 years ago these intersections were not a problem but with the high speeds and heavy traffic of today they should have been rerouted and eliminated years ago. but to our representatives at the highway commission I say dont worry its not a big deal its just peoples lives at stake.
Polk Native

Bartow, FL

#2 Dec 29, 2009
bob jones wrote:
As a transplant from the north where traffic congestion is just a way of life. I am surprised that these dangerous intersections on 27 have not been eliminated. when it was a two track road to nowhere 20 years ago these intersections were not a problem but with the high speeds and heavy traffic of today they should have been rerouted and eliminated years ago. but to our representatives at the highway commission I say dont worry its not a big deal its just peoples lives at stake.
Well, Bob, I suggest you go back up north, obviously a much safer region to drive. Around here, the roads don't cause accidents...people do.

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