With millions of people driving on highways daily, it’s no surprise that some highways in Mississippi see multiple deadly crashes a year. Stacker took data from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System and ranked the highways in Mississippi with the most fatalities from the most recent report, which was in 2020.
US-61 was the highway with the most deadly crashes in 2020. The report claims there were a total of 24 deadly crashes and 29 people died on that highway. I-20 had a total of 12 deadly crashes and 12 people died. The highway with the least amount of fatalities was US-98, which had five deadly crashes and six total fatalities.