On June 9, before 9 a.m. three vehicles had an accident with injuries at the corner of Manzanita and Highway 260.
According to research done by the Payson Police Department, that intersection has more accidents than the intersections at Malibu and Highway 87 or Highways 87 and 260.
Malibu and Highway 87 serve as the entrance to Walmart.
Manzanita and Highway 260 serve as one of three entrances to the Safeway and Bashas’ shopping areas.
The Payson Police Department researched 243 accidents in the past three years, most of them occurred at Manzanita and Highway 260.
PPD primarily did the research to determine if panhandlers caused the accidents. The department found they did not.
PPD has not yet responded to questions as to the reason for the accidents.