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Detroit, MI (December 9, 2023) – The Michigan state police out of Wayne County were called to the scene of an automobile accident that took place in the Detroit area and ended in injuries. Calls for help came in at around 4:45 a.m. on December 9.

According to reports provided by the Michigan Department of Transportation, vehicles collided on the northbound side of Michigan 39. The incident blocked multiple lanes of the roadway near Interstate 96. Emergency officials responded to the scene to assist. Medical personnel were notified that they were needed at the scene to treat injured victims and transport them to area hospitals. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are being investigated.

Our thoughts go out to those harmed in this accident.

Car Accidents in Michigan

Detroit, MI – Car Accident on M-39 near I-96The death toll from traffic accidents in the United States reached over 43,000 last year, the highest annual total in the past 16 years. The fatality toll from speeding, drunk driving, and inattentive driving is also climbing. These tragic statistics surpass those seen in 2005, according to the most current finished and ended data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Over 3,500 people lost their lives because at least one driver was not paying attention, and this number increased by 12% from the previous year. The NHTSA has developed a variety of safety efforts to encourage safe driving and bring attention to the risks of distracted driving. Despite the best efforts of government agencies and this yearly assessment by traffic specialists, the number of accidents that result in serious injuries continues to rise, and hundreds more accidents are never reported to authorities.

Unfortunately, very populous cities like Detroit also report abysmal figures. In fact, the metropolitan Detroit region is home to 80% of the state's most dangerous junctions. While overall accident victims have reduced by nearly 19% in the Detroit metro region, the number of deaths has climbed by 10% to 1,084. This is the highest number of fatalities since 2007.

It goes without saying that motorists in Detroit and the rest of Michigan are putting themselves in harm's way every time they get behind the wheel. If you have been hurt as a result of a car crash, a Michigan car accident lawyer can help you get justice.

When it comes to personal injury cases, experience and success are crucial components in choosing the right legal team. At the Law Offices of Christopher Trainor & Associates, we pride ourselves on our decades of experience and track record of success in representing victims of car crashes. We understand the challenges that come with being injured in an accident and are dedicated to fighting for our clients' rights to fair compensation. If you have been hurt as a result of a car accident, we strongly encourage you to reach out to our personal injury legal team by calling 248-886-8650 for dedicated representation that will help you move forward with confidence. Let us use our experience and resources to get you back on your feet and secure the justice you deserve.

Note: Our firm utilized outside sources when creating this post. We have not independently verified the facts regarding this accident. If you find information that is incorrect, contact Christopher Trainor & Associates immediately so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available about the accident. This post can be removed upon request.  

Disclaimer: The information provided in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. The photograph used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene. This post is not a solicitation for business. 

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