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Posted: 12:50 PM, Sep 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-10 20:32:55-04
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(WXYZ) — Michigan Auto Law shared the most dangerous Michigan highways, according to 2018 official accident reporting data.

Key takeaways include that the top 10 most dangerous highways have speed limits of 70 MPH, and half of them are along I-75 in Oakland County, which also had major construction projects affected traffic in 2018.

According to Michigan Traffic Crash Facts, more than 40 percent of all fatal Michigan car crashes occurred on highways in 2018.

These are the most dangerous highways across the metro Detroit area:

OAKLAND COUNTY

  • Eastbound I-696 between Bermuda Mohawk and Campbell Hilton, Royal Oak - 84 total crashes, 39 crashes involving injury.
  • Southbound I-75 between 14 Mile Road Exit Ramp and 14 Mile Road overpass, Troy - 68 total crashes, 19 crashes involving injury.
  • Southbound I-75 between 11 Mile Road exit ramp and 11 Mile Road overpass, Royal Oak - 47 total crashes, 22 crashes involving injury.

WAYNE COUNTY

  • Northbound I-75 between the service drive Warren Ave exit and I-94 exit, Detroit - 42 total crashes, 17 crashes involving injury.
  • Northbound I-75 between the 7 Mile exit ramp and the 7 Mile overpass, Detroit - 35 total crashes, 7 crash involving injury.

WASHTENAW COUNTY

  • Northbound US-23/Westbound M-14 between the railroad overpass and M-14/US-23 exit ramps, Ann Arbor - 26 total crashes, 4 crashes involving injury.
  • Southbound US/23/Eastbound M-14 between Nixon Road and eastbound M-14/souhtbound US-23 Exit Ramps, Ann Arbor - 26 total crashes, 2 crashes involving injury.

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