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Detroit Car Accident Lawyer - Michigan Auto Law Serving Wayne County

Michigan Auto Law

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Our Detroit car accident lawyers are active in the local community, with our annual Forgotten Harvest volunteer event, as well as our support of the Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency’s annual Walk for Warmth. Our Detroit car accident lawyers are also members of the Downtown Detroit Partnership.

Our Detroit office is located inside the Ford Building in downtown Detroit, just one block south of Campus Martius Park. However, we don’t ask you to travel to us during a stressful time – say the word and our Detorit car accident attorneys will travel to meet you.

Our Detroit car accident lawyers serve clients throughout the metro Detroit area who have been injured in auto accidents and need legal services to get the compensation they’re entitled. From our unique knowledge gained from the city, our Detroit car accident lawyers are experts with handling your individual case.

Michigan Auto Law – Auto Accident Attorneys is featured in both Dbusiness and Hour Detroit magazines for being named “Best Lawyers in America” each year. Our auto accident attorneys are also featured as legal sources in stories on No-Fault reform and the auto insurance crisis that deeply affects Detroit drivers who cannot afford No-Fault coverage. And head trial auto accident attorney, Steven Gursten has been quoted in a variety of other Detroit newspapers and TV stations as an auto and truck accident expert and has shared his views on Mike Duggan’s Insurance Plans for Detroit residents.

Steve is a regular guest lecturer at Wayne State University Law School and the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.

Our Detroit car accident lawyers serve clients in the following practice areas

I've been injured in a Car Accident
I've been injured in a Truck Accident
I’ve been injured in a Motorcycle Accident
I liked that Lenny was patient with me and he broke everything down to me where I could understand the law and my case. I like his personality. It was like gold. Also, he answered all of my phone call...
Jeanette Moody from Detroit
my sons are wrecker drivers in Auburn hills, to many have died over stupid drivers texting and talking on the phone this has to stop thank you for caring
Diana Deegan Wahl
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The old adage of not being able to trust attorneys is absolutely wrong. Alison Duffy and all of the auto accident attorneys at Michigan Auto Law are absolutely trustworthy. My husband found the law fi...
Kathleen Tanner from Highland Park
My lawyer Josh Terebelo provided excellent representation after my car accident. He was prompt, did what he said he was going to do, and was actually like family. But he was very professional at the s...
Nancy St. John from Riverview
I was really ill after being in a car accident and I needed some help. I called Michigan Auto Law. It was great, because they sent someone to my house that day to talk to me. The firm has been wonderf...
Claudia Pinson from Ecorse
My lawyer Josh kept me informed on what was going on with my lawsuit. He was very understanding and sweet and when I was panicking, he calmed me down. He did everything he could to help me. He did a w...
Angie Miracle
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They have been enormously helpful in providing me educational materials that have allowed me and my family to become educated about Michigan No-Fault and my rights. This has allowed me to better advo...
Caren Robinson
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Thomas James was an amazing attorney. He was upfront and honest about everything. If i ever need another attorney which i hope i dont i would definitely go back. Highly recommend
Jen Artress
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Working with Tom was great. It was a very stressful situation but Tom made everything easier to deal with. He was very straight forward with the entire process from beginning to end. Nothing was a sur...
Jennifer Artress from Taylor
Josh is a polite, courteous, well mannered, respectable attorney. When I called he always called back. He is honest and always on time. He helped me through the situation I was going through. Real hel...
Kenneth Williamson from Detroit
My husband was killed in an automobile accident involving a gravel hauler truck on the freeway. The left front steer tire of the gravel hauler blew on I-75 near the Rouge River bridge, and the truck h...
Lynda Nunez from Riverview
I searched for "the best law firm in Michigan" and Michigan Auto Law was the first result. Upon further research, I knew this was the place to go. I liked all of the reviews from other clients, the re...
Bizz Lyons
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I chose Michigan Auto Law after reading about the firm online. They are a big firm that only handles auto accidents. After I had the first meeting with my attorneys Bob Raitt and Alison Duffy, I knew ...
Micheal Demetsenare
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From the moment I was contacted by Michigan Auto Law, I knew I was in the right hands. They immediately began to lead me in the right direction. I first came to know Mike and Jeff, they were both grea...
Shiaretha Holden from Linden
I had a very difficult and complicated case and was not sure I even had a leg to stand on. The attorneys at Michigan Auto Law did their research and turned my questions into answers. Thank you to Josh...
ernie west
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I was referred to Michigan Auto Law by my boss at the time of my accident. He was another extremely happy customer. From him, I knew I would be in good hands. I was rear ended and had some pretty bad ...
Kim Nye-Murad
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I was hit head on by a garbage truck. I called Michigan Auto Law because I started having back pain and wanted to know about my rights. They helped me through the process because I didn't know what I ...
K.K. from Dearborn
Michigan Auto Law is a very professional law firm. This was the first and only law firm that I called. The receptionist was always courteous on the telephone and in person. I am very pleased as to how...
Wanda Myhand from Detroit
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Steven Taylor from Redford
Mr. Shaffer is a wonderful attorney. He will explain everything to you. He explained everything to me, my rights in an accident and the no fault laws. It was just comforting because me and my family k...
Sheree Whetstone-Brown from Hazel Park
This was my first experience with dealing with a law firm and dealing with an attorney. I had always heard horrible things about attorneys. There could be nothing further from the truth about Michigan...
Julius Clark from Detroit
I was referred to Michigan Auto Law. It was the best referral I could have gotten. I worked with Jeff. He was great. I then began to work with Josh. He was very easy to get a hold of and quick to resp...
Brigid Roberts
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Michigan Auto Law stood with me in my rough time when I wasn't able to do my work. They helped me get my wage loss and they always were helpful answer my questions regarding my case.Mr. Jordan Jones w...
Ali Akhdar
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Jeff Bussell handle my case with care and walked me through the whole process. He was very understanding and answered any questions I had. I definitely recommend Jeff and the Michigan Auto Law firm. T...
Brandon Butzu from Roseville
Alison is a beautiful person. She guided me through my whole case from start to finish. Alison did everything for me. All questions and concerns were answered very quickly. Colleen and Barb are extrem...
Dena' Easter from Detroit
The best place to get all your concerns answered and the greatest staff- from the receptionist - to the paralegals and secretaries and of course the lawyers - they will spend as much time with you so...
Erica Koltonow
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Michael Hayes
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Nothing but professional and empathetic
Shannon Amesse from Rochester Hills
I would definitely recommend this law fair. Alex Kemp took great care of me and my needs! I really appreciate everyone involved in my case. They were all so very kind and answered every question I had...
ameika luvene
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I could not have picked a better law frim, the people were nice and pleasant the wait time was not long. I was please with my attorney and the level and knowledge that he have.
Sereta Harrell
Michigan auto Law are just a small group of SMART lawyers bottom line just watch the videos above and you'll see what I mean.. They work for you not the other guy
Eddie Cooper
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After my car accident, I originally had a local lawyer representing me and she thought I would do better if I got a specialist, because she didn't think many people would take the case in Michigan. It...
Lisa Young from Monroe
I had a great experience with Michigan Auto Law. My attorneys, Alison and Bob, helped me with my lawsuit after I was injured in a car accident. They worked in a timely manner. They are always prompt t...
Benita Evans from Grosse Pointe Woods
Excellent lawyers! Your going to need these hard hitting attorneys to go up against those walking demon insurance companies/pro insurance judges. Very intelligent and kind people, I never felt unwelco...
Thedoc 88
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Thank you
James Anthony Williams from Detroit
YES WE THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR BEING THERE FOR US me and my wife would love you guys AND MAY THE PIECE OF GOD ALWAYS BE WITH YOU AND YOUR TEAM
Ken Weathers from Eastpointe
Everyone that I had contact with was very nice especially, when it came to questions and making sure I was ok. I would like to really thank Carol Birnkrant, Michelle Gerken and Tom James. You guys are...
Keely Morris from Dearborn Heights
Alex Kemp was a wonderful attorney for me in my time of need. He was caring and always willing to listen. His staff was amazing as well, always returning my calls and keeping me informed. I will ha...
Patricia Whaley-Lauderdale
Steve Gursten is the BEST in Michigan! And I would know, I've been to them all. I had signed on six different attorneys over time and
Jerry Treadway from Monroe
Jeff Bussell, Josh Terebelo, Megan Tillman all worked on my case and have done a great job. I also referred my daughter who was also in a accident to Michigan Auto Law Thank you and God Bless.
Cal Mata
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Antonio Reed
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I was in a car accident and my injuries prevented me from working. I lost so much. I was close to losing my home. It had been in my family for generations, but my lawyer Alison helped me stay in my ho...
Frankie Hunter-Lispey from Detroit
A friend referred me to Michigan Auto Law after my car accident. I went to the right place. Josh Terebelo was an excellent attorney. He was always calling to check on me to see how I was doing and see...
Ngozi Chinedu from Detroit
My lawyer Josh was very good. He answered all my questions about the law and my rights after my car accident. Every time I needed something, he took care of it. I already have recommended Michigan Aut...
Mark Tack from Dearborn
Let me start by saying this is a great firm. I have already referred someone here. My attorney Tom was great. He was very thorough with helping me to understand my case. Tom has a great personality, a...
Lawrence King from Detroit
I found my great attorney Josh at Michigan Auto Law. He explained the process in great detail. Josh always called me back anytime I needed anything. He has great qualities as a person, as well as an a...
Christal Williams
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My experience with Michigan Auto Law was great! I could not have asked for a better attorney than Alison. She was very polite and kind. Alison was always super responsive to me when I needed anything....
Lindsay Acho
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I am not a person who has had a lot of experience with legal matters. That's got an upside and downside. In a no fault state like Michigan there's a definite downside. Someone like me needed a compete...
Robert Gochicoa from Detroit
I had never been involved in serious car accident, so I did not know what to expect. I contacted Michigan Auto Law and have had the greatest experience with them from start to finish. I started with M...
MarleneTom Chio
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I was at a complete stop and going onto Telegraph from the 7-11 on the corner of 7-11 and Oxford, and a car was in the wrong turning lane and hit me. The accident was the other driver's fault. On top ...
Lana Gaber from Dearborn
I love this Firm.
Candice Franklin from Grosse Pointe Farms
I was referred to Ian Freed from another attorney, who said Ian would be great to handle my case because of his knowledge and experience with auto accident cases. Ian definitely was a friendly and he...
Nichole Holland
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I truly appreciate the Great Service I received. I can't agree more that I had a Awsome team of Lawyer's they were very knowledgeable, understanding, & caring. They always took their time and walked m...
Linda Little from Detroit
Great firm! I highly recommend Michigan Auto Law. Tom James and his team helped me after I was hit riding my bicycle by a commercial truck.
Randy McElwain
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I call Ian my personal attorney. I had an accident before and he was my attorney. Unfortunately I was involved in another accident and I knew exactly who to go with. Ian has always had my best interes...
Tonya Drew from Dearborn Heights
My case was unique but Michigan Auto Law was still willing to help. Staff was responsive, helpful and kind made me feel like they where genuinely cared. My attorney has a great response time also and ...
Brandon Hunter from Detroit
Luarie and Ian did a great job. I would recommend them to a friend.
Aundray Reams from Detroit
I dealt with Brandon Hewitt and Josh Terebelo. Both of their services were professional. If I were to be in another car accident, I would come back to this law firm. They settled my case and they trea...
Dena Davis from Highland Park
Ian and this firm have assisted me in my hardships since my accident. Brandon, Laurie, and Ian have been a great asset to me and my case. I was referred by a family member to this law firm. This was n...
Chris Copeland from Detroit
Tonya Brown
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Michigan Auto Law is very efficient. Whenever you call, they will call you before the days end. Tom James is excellent at what he does. You can't ask for better attorneys. I give them all the praise i...
Richard Hurt from Detroit
Josh and Jeff have been great in assisting me with my case. They both really explained things in great detail, along with always responding if I needed anything. I cant think of a better law firm to g...
Victoria Garcia from Trenton
I was very pleased with the work and the way jeff took time to review my case.One thing i can say about Michigan Autolaw they do good work i thank you so much every day is blessing for me
Alfred Gray from Detroit
I was involved in an accident many years ago and had this firm. I had another accident and came back to this firm. They treated me like family during my worst times. Lenny, Brenda, and Gayle were wond...
Denise Brown from Taylor
I initially contacted a law firm where I feel I was brushed off and the care was not there. I am happy that I stumbled upon Michigan Auto Law .They had glowing reviews. They actually specialize in thi...
Regina Werksma
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I enjoyed Josh for being my attorney. He was a nice person. I had a car accident. Somebody ran up in the back of my car when I was turning in my driveway. I hurt my back. Josh made sure I got a good s...
Geraldine Smith from Detroit
Michigan Auto Law is not an ordinary firm. It's exceptional.
D.T. from Jackson
The entire family at Michigan Auto Law were very good to me. They made me feel very at ease and very comfortable through my entire ordeal. Their investigators, my attorney Bobby Raitt as well as his a...
Miguel Vargas from Taylor
The whole process was quick and great. I love Jeff. He really helped me and I appreciate him. He is a very hands on attorney. The receptionist Cindy is really great and always greeted me by my first n...
Ebony Woodfork from Detroit
I would like to express the importance of a caring firm who didn't give me any false hopes or run-around. My case was pretty open and shut, Lenny told me a number that my type of injury normally would...
Tim Casey from Eastpointe
I was referred to Michigan Auto Law. It was a great decision. In the beginning, I really did not understand how the laws worked. Bobby and Alison were great. They made sure that all my questions and c...
Lynette Young from Detroit
Michigan Auto Law cares about the injured person. It's not about whether it's an easy case, it's about what's right and what's wrong. Big law firms, like the ones that do commercials, unfortunately do...
Charles Squires from Detroit
Recovering from my car accident was one of the most difficult things I've had to face in my life. My wife and I had no money coming in, we got cut off from my lost wages and had medical bills piling u...
Stanley Crabtree from Riverview
I could not be happier with how things went. Tom and Steven walked me through the entire process from the beginning to a successful conclusion.
Sean Patrick Cunningham
The best firm to represent you, my accident was in 2003 and I can tell you they will go the extra mile and they have a great staff on top of it.
Carol Burkard
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There are some law firms for accident, injury and death cases that are just much better than any others. This is one of those law firms. Steven Gursten, one of the chief litigators, of Michigan Auto...
Christopher Hoffmann
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Very pleased with the help I got from the law firm. This being my first lawsuit I was always calling with Questions & I always got a response the same day or next day latest. Bobby & Alison talked me ...
Megan Winn
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Julius Triplett from Detroit
Kevin and Amy were very good and helpful attorneys. They always got right back to me really fast and answered all the questions I had. Everybody at Michigan Auto Law, including Jeff Bussell, the first...
Patricia Trevino from Southgate
Thankfully, I was referred to Michigan Auto Law by a family friend. I was taken care of by Josh Terebelo and his team, and am so grateful for their help. I was active in CrossFit before my crash and J...
Jenna Kraus
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I'm very happy with Michigan Auto Law. My lawyer Kevin represented us after an accident with a half ton truck and made my wife and I feel very comfortable throughout the process. He helped immensely b...
N.B. from Cottrellville
My attorney Chris Hunter was very attentive to my case. He always kept me in the loop the entire time. Chris is definitely a great attorney and does his job very well.
Beverly Clark from Detroit
Josh and Jeff have been great in assisting me with my case. They both really explained things in great detail, along with always responding if I needed anything. I cant think of a better law firm to g...
Victoria Garcia
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After my auto accident, I didn't know who to call. I found Michigan Auto Law online, which was good, because they have been great attorneys. Bob and Alison have been very prompt, were here to answer p...
Sandy Pinson from Ecorse
Just wanted to drop a note and let you know that the information you provide to the people of Michigan is priceless! I regularly check your website and social media for great information. Thanks for...
Lisa Jason Janus
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Josh took care of everything
Mark Tack from Dearborn Heights
I learned about Michigan Auto from W.J. Rideout. He has recommended several other clients to this firm. I absolutely loved my attorney Josh. He took took such great initiative with my case. Josh kept ...
Candice Frankin from Grosse Point Farms
Kevin has been a very helpful attorney and informative and considerate. He worked well with us. He has represented several people in my family: my mother twice who was in an automobile accident 10 yea...
Dolly Cobb from Detroit
This is a great law firm. They do exactly what they will say: They make you happy. Anytime I called my lawyer Kevin, he would either take the call or quickly get back with me. I was very pleased with ...
Devon Green from Detroit
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Julius Triplett from Detroit
Mr. Thomas James, thank you for being there when myself and wife had questions about our cases. If anyone needs an Auto Accident Attorney, I will recommend Mr. James and the Michigan Auto Law team of ...
Donald Jones from New Boston
I had a car accident back in 1983 and that is when I met Lenny Koltonow. He was very honest, very nice, he supported my case and he did the best for me. I unfortunately had another car accident recent...
Mohamed Saghir from Dearborn
Josh and Alex were great in assisting me with my case. They were both prompt in answering any questions or concerns that I had. I had the best experience working with Michigan Auto Law. This is the pl...
James Tillman-Brown from Detroit
The best!
Steve Hussein
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Thomas James is an excellent lawyer. I would use him again. Thank you for everything
Dana Peoples from Detroit
When I was hit as a pedestrian, everyone fell down on me - everyone. No one was there for me except Steve Gursten and Larry Gursten, and my doctor. I have suffered through horrible experiences - but t...
James Gingrich from Monroe
Tom James helped me through a very difficult time
Valerie Radeback from Monroe
For me these are the best attorneys
Adriana Villarreal from Detroit
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Julius Triplett from Detroit

Detroit Local Resources

Have you been in an accident around the area? Here is a handy list of resources from our Detroit car accident lawyers including where to obtain copies of your accident report for your auto insurance company.

Detroit Police Department

Detroit Public Safety Headquarters
1301 Third Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226
Non-emergency (313) 596-2200
detroitmi.gov/police

Ordering Your Detroit Traffic Accident Report

You may purchase a traffic accident report online, using your credit card by going here: policereports.lexisnexis.com.
A crash report can be obtained in person at:
Third Precinct
2875 W. Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202
Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

The following information is required to get a crash report in person:
1. You must have the exact date of the accident
2. The cross streets where the accident happened
3. Valid ID
4. Cost of the Accident Report is $10.00 cash or money order (exact amount, no change provided)

Wayne County Sheriff’s Department

1231 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 224-2222
waynecounty.com/sheriff/

Ordering Your Wayne County Traffic Accident Report

If your accident occurred outside of Detroit city limits, and a Wayne County Sheriff responded to the scene, you can order an accident report at policereports.lexisnexis.com.

Detroit Fire Department

1301 3rd Street
Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: (313) 596-2900
detroitmi.gov

Detroit Courthouses

36th District Court
421 Madison Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 965-2200
www.36thdistrictcourt.org

Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse (Federal)
231 W. Lafayette Boulevard
Detroit, MI 48226

Detroit Hospitals

Henry Ford Hospital
2799 West Grand Boulevard
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 916-2600
henryford.com

Children’s Hospital of Michigan
3901 Beaubien Street
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 745-5437
www.childrensdmc.org

Harper University Hospital
3990 John R Street
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 745-8040
dmc.org

Detroit Receiving Hospital and University Health Center
4201 Saint Antoine Street
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 745-3000
dmc.org

St John Hospital & Medical Center
22101 Moross Road
Detroit, MI 48236
(313) 343-4000
healthcare.ascension.org

2018 Top Ten Dangerous Intersections in
Detroit, Michigan

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    Joy Road @ M 39 Southfield Freeway - 99 Auto Accidents

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    8 Mile Rd @ Woodward Ave - 87 Auto Accidents

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    8 Mile Road @ I 75 - 86 Auto Accidents

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    8 Mile Road @ Gratiot Ave - 70 Auto Accidents

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    Mack Ave @ I 75 - 67 Auto Accidents

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    M 39 Southfield Freeway @ Warren Ave - 67 Auto Accidents

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    8 Mile Rd @ Van Dyke St - 65 Auto Accidents

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    i 94 @ Moross Road - 64 Auto Accidents

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    Warren Ave @ I-75 - 61 Auto Accidents

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    Conner Street @ I 94 - 59 Auto Accidents

Source: Michigan State Police Traffic Crash Reporting Unit

Michigan Auto Law – Auto Accident Attorneys has full lists of the most dangerous intersections in Detroit, Wayne County and across the state: