In 2013, 12 people were killed and another 1,200 were injured in deer related crashes. Oakland County had the most deer/vehicle crashes with 1,801 crashes.
St. John hospital pediatrician Marcus DeGraw said that he is much more concerned about car safety than sneezes this time of year.
The Michigan State Police’s Office of Highway Safety Planning reports alcohol related traffic accidents have dropped 38% in the past decade.
A study of traffic crashes shows more than 3,500 wrecks could have been avoided last year by one simple step: stopping when the traffic light is “red”.