Oakland County leads Michigan for car accidents involving deer in 2019

BEVERLY HILLS, Mich. – According to data from the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning, Oakland County leads the state for the number of car accidents involving deer in 2019.

Last year, 1,928 vehicle deer accidents were recorded in Oakland County. 55,531 were reported statewide. The total is a 10% increase in accidents in 2019 compared to 2018, making it a maximum of 10 years across the state.

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Oakland vehicle deer accident numbers for 2019 were followed by Kent County, which had 1,689. Later it was Jackson County which had 1,630 accidents.

More information on crashes can be found here. Information on vehicle deer accidents in Southeast Michigan can be found here.

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