There were 268 motor vehicle accidents in the City of Utica in September.

Utica Police say the top three causes for most of the accidents involved distracted driving, speeding and drunk driving.

Police say 37 of the accidents involved injuries and another 65 were hit and runs.

Some of the highest accident rate locations include:

  • Mohawk Street from Eagle Street to South Street
  • The area known as Deerfield Corners- Auert Avenue/North Genesee Street/River Road.
  • Genesee Street at Oriskany Street
  • Genesee Street and Memorial Parkway.