It's a popular road you take to drive from Las Vegas to Phoenix, but the U.S. 93 has another title: the most dangerous highway in the country.
That's according to the consumer website, Value Penguin. The site ranked roads by looking at federal crash data, including the overall number of people killed and crashes that didn't involve other vehicles.
Between 2010 and 2016, there were 70 deadly crashes on the highway with 90 fatalities, according to data.
The study shows that U.S. 93 is the fourth worst highway for emergency medical service wait times, behind two highways in Texas and one in Alabama. The median EMS wait time for U.S. 93 is 21 minutes.
The site says U.S. 93 between Wickenburg and the Hoover Dam, especially the stretch in Mohave County, is considered the worst.
However, that stretch of road is also where construction on the first phase of Interstate 11 will begin. The Arizona Department of Transportation has spent nearly half a billion dollars over the past decade widening the highway and parts, if not all, are expected to become part of I-11.
ADOT says the investment doesn't make a road safe or unsafe. In a statement, the department says it's driver behavior that accounts for 94 percent of all crashes.