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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 have had nothing but the greatest experience since I got here. Mr. Brandon Hewitt, who was very informative and kept me up to date about my case every step of the way. He is just great! I began to w...
Beverly Spriggs from Detroit
My experience was superb. I felt Tom had my best interest in mind from the very beginning. My case wasn’t the easiest, but they stayed by my side the whole way. I would definitely recommend Tom to an...
Dasha Gerod from Detroit
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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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
Michigan Auto Law becomes like your family. They're very caring. Very attentive. Always there when you need them. I think They are on top of everything. I had a team of attorneys on my case. Bob and A...
Abby from Dearborn
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 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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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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Brandon was very wonderful, patient, understanding. I liked working with Brandon as my lawyer a lot. I was in an auto accident. I actually got hit from the rear, and he assisted in getting the insuran...
B.V. from Detroit
Michigan Auto Law changed my life, because when I was rear-ended, I was a passenger. Major surgeries later, I found my way to Michigan Auto Law. The attorneys returned my calls and explained and walke...
Angela Haynes from Detroit
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
The attorneys here are fantastic. I had three attorneys all working on my case, josh, Allison and Brandon. They were always there when I needed them. They always responded back in an adequate amount o...
Ashlee Saddler from Dearborn Heights
I was hit by a City of Detroit dump truck. I was at a red light and he plowed into the back of my car. My son saw me hurting and urged me to call Michigan Auto Law. I did and Lenny Koltonow took my ca...
Anna Wright from Detroit
I had both Bobby and Alison as my attorneys. They were both awesome and to the point. Anytime I called or sent an e-mail, they sent an instant reply. Their secretary Colleen was awesome as well. Anyth...
F.H. from Dearborn
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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They're amazing at Michigan Auto Law, especially my lawyers Bobby Raitt and Alison Duffy. They're more than lawyers. Amazing to deal with. And they treated me not like a client, but like a friend. I w...
Wansa Charara from Dearborn
Everyone from start to finish was excellent here at Michigan Auto Law. Initially the investigator Calvin came to my home and spent three hours with me. He was very patient with me, letting me know how...
Tonya Lewis from Southfield
Everyone is very friendly and I felt very comfortable. I didn't feel like I had to really worry about anything. I was stopped at a light and a truck hit me. This firm made sure I had everything I need...
Robin Woods from Detroit
I'm in law enforcement, so I wanted a high profile place to handle my car accident case, not one of the lawyers that are in your face on television. Michigan Auto Law seemed much more professional and...
Anonymous from Monroe
As Ontario residents, we were over in Michigan for a day trip. Just on our way home, we were in a head on car crash. I was very severely injured. My husband was wondering how we were going to pay the ...
Jackie Reavely from Wardsville, ON
Being a client of Josh at Michigan Auto Law was the best. I am very pleased with my results. Josh was there for me every step of the way. The entire staff is professional and kind.
Eric Hughes from Detroit
It was a Sunday and I was going to the 9 o'clock church service. I was going down Middlebelt Road and I saw a cargo van just sitting there at the entrance of the school it was stopped at. As soon as I...
Jack Miller from Taylor
I was in the hospital after an auto accident. My mom was researching law firms for me. She found Michigan Auto Law. I was so happy that she made that decision. Matt came to the rehab facility that I w...
Stephanie Rau
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I was very happy with the attorneys at Michigan Auto Law. They are very responsive and all great to work with, and genuinely nice people. They made my decision a very quick and easy one, and made me f...
M.M. from Wayne County
My car accident lawyer Josh was nice, polite, caring, concerned and did a great job. He explained what I needed when I was confused. He got my settlement as quick as he could.
Valerie Radeback from Monroe
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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I was at Orchard Lake and 12 Mile at the red light and all of a sudden I looked in my driver's side mirror and saw a truck going back and forth and we got slammed by the commercial vehicle. We got pus...
Jamie Gwizdak from Wayne
I have worked with Bob Raitt and his associates in the past and I have always been very happy with the outcome of my case. During my time of need I knew I could depend on him. He has always been like ...
Zagrafos Filippis from Trenton
Josh took care of everything
Mark Tack from Dearborn Heights
A delivery truck ran a red light and T-boned us. I was looking online for legal advice because our son was only four months old when he had the accident and we wanted to make sure there wasn't an inju...
T.I. from Eastpointe
Lenny is a good guy. Honest. Right to the point and so am I. He keeps you aware of what is coming up I your case. Very professional. He got me my benefits, he contacted my auto insurance company and m...
Rickie Johnson from New Baltimore
Anita L. Larson
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Everyone at Michigan Auto Law that I met was very friendly and caring. Bobby was no exception to this, he was understanding and very knowledgeable. Having never been in a auto accident that required g...
James Michael Adams from Garden City
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
My lawyers took all of the worry away and got a great outcome
Raymond Frisbee from Lansing
I have to say Michigan Auto Law has made me feel very secure and confident in my auto accident lawsuit. Going through these kinds of things is very stressful, but having them on my side has been a hug...
Victoria Schuster from Monroe
To me it was very important that all Michigan Auto Law does is auto law. So I knew they're very good at it and could help me after I was rear ended by a big truck. I felt like my lawyer Lenny cared ab...
Dawn Francis from Monroe
Ian was an efficient attorney and his paralegal Laurie was great. They were courteous, knowledgable and helpful in all aspects of our case. They didn't start it off and leave you hanging. My wife was ...
Michael Shab
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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
Going with with Michigan Auto Law was by far the best decision I’ve made. They understood my case and updated me with every step they took. I’ve had an overall great experience with the firm and would...
Mariah Hornburger
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Chris Hunter went above in his services. He kept me up to date on things that were going on. He was always very kind and very professional. He always answered my questions with quick responses. I woul...
Kathy Hahn from Hazel Park
Very pleased with each and every one from day one and to the end. Went out of there way to help me. Made me feel comfortable and keep me informed. Can't say enough, great team
Catherine Szuba from Walled Lake
I was referred to Bob Raitt by my sister in law. She spoke highly of him. I can truly say that he was a very nice man. He worked on my case with another lawyer Allison Duffy and she was very sweet and...
Patricia Rogan from Detroit
Working with Michigan Auto Law was a great experience. Tom is a great attorney. He helped me so much throughout my case. Michele was also awesome in this process. She was such a great help. I cannot t...
Javon Byrd from Detroit
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
I was in a rear end accident sitting at a red light with my sister. We believe the driver of the other car was texting. I had shoulder and low back injuries from the accident. I felt that I was due co...
Patricia W. from Wayne
I was treated like family here!
Claudia Pinson from Ecorse
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
If your in an auto accident, the best place to call is Michigan Auto Law. Because they do the job well. When you call they approachable, you will get a respond right back rapidly no problem, step by s...
Darryl Lee from Detroit
My experience with Michigan Auto Law was top notch! Lenny Koltonow is my attorney and he is as honest and open as they come. The staff there is attentive and thorough. Jeff Bussell, Brenda Schooley a...
Deborah Flie from Redford
Michigan Auto Law did an excellent job representing us. Alison and the team truly went the extra mile. Allison's experience and knowledge resulted in a favorable result for us. We would highly recomm...
Constance Code from Madison Heights
Leyla Capitelli
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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
I got hit by a car and I injured my spine, knee and mouth. I found Ian at Michigan Auto Law to help me because I was so injured. This law firm is fair, honest, direct and easy to get in touch with. Ia...
Collin Krzeminski
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I am so glad it’s finally over. Lenny and Brenda are awesome. Kept me informed every step of the way.
Kourtnei Hollins from Redford
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
Get the job done and very friendly!
Pamela Magee from Detroit
Never did I ever think I would need the help that the Michigan Auto Law team accomplished. Not only was it stressful dealing with the aftermath of the accident and they were amazing. Josh, Alex, and M...
Amber Brunner
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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 Brown
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Thank you so much for everything. Helped me a lot over these past 2 years. Would recommend!
Alisha Anderson from Detroit
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
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 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
Google
Touched by my attorney's kindness
Kelly Crocker from Farmington Hills
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
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Julius Triplett 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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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
Did great
Stephen Barting from Detroit
I was hit a truck. I went from working two jobs to disabled because I had to learn to walk again and it was a very difficult time in my life. I needed a lawyer to help me with the transition so I coul...
Richard Badder from Lincoln Park
I had Jeff initially and he was wonderful to me. He was very informative in the beginning stages of my case. Alison was wonderful as well. She was very responsive to me, along with being very compassi...
Marsha Hill from Trenton
Everybody at Michigan Auto Law is thorough and gives good communication. This firm did a good job with my case. I was hit by semi in my Jeep and in bad shape. But my lawyer Josh had my best interests ...
Doug Scharer from Monroe
My whole experience with Michigan Auto Law has been wonderful. My attorney Lenny Koltonow was thorough in handling my car accident case. I respect his mentality, as he is a seasoned trial lawyer. But ...
K.J. 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
My accident was related to a woman who hired a rental truck and that made my case difficult. She had barely any insurance. But I was able to get the absolute maximum settlement because of my lawyers K...
Katharine Alfather
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Sometimes people are intimidated by lawyers or think that lawyers are just people out there looking to make some money off of you. But everyone I interacted with at Michigan Auto Law constantly asked ...
Derek from Allen Park
My auto attorney Steve Gursten is absolutely wonderful. I was actually referred to him from another law firm. He is caring and very prompt with responding to any concerns that I may have had. He actua...
BB Rosson from Detroit
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
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 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
Caroline Hussein
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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
I really like my attorney Josh. He was always available to me for any concerns I had. Josh always contacted me with updates regarding my case. I was so relaxed throughout this whole process. I was tak...
Linda Little from Detroit
I was in a coma after my car accident at 24 Mile and Card Road in Macomb. I had stopped at a stop sign and somebody hit me. It was a terrible accident and they had to cut the doors of the car off to g...
Tom Brucaj
Facebook
Thank you Bobby and Allison for everything the both of you have done throughout this process. I really appreciate you guys.
Krescenzia Winston
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Josh, Alex, and Megan were very helpful with everything that was going on with my case. Whenever I called or emailed Josh’s team they were very prompt and answered any questions that I had no matter h...
Amber Brunner from Bay City
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
Allison Duffy is a great Attorney.. She will work very hard for you! Michigan Auto Law takes charge and will do there best for you & your Family. Highly recommended..
Terry Mullins from South Rockwood
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 Jo...
Ernestine West from Detroit
You guys was excellent very professional love the way you handled things
Eric Hughes from Detroit
I had a very serious Accident that deeply affected my health when I was hit by a truck. I interviewed several lawyers and turned to Steve Gursten, the Head trial attorney at Michigan Auto Law for hel...
Will Wheeler from Detroit
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
I was in a car accident. I was injured. My insurance company was giving me the run around like any other insurance company. So I called Michigan Auto Law. I thought everyone there was very professiona...
B. Johnson from Dearborn Heights
Bob Raitt and Alison Duffy served me real well. They did what they said they were going to do. Check into my case and see if they could get me a decent settlement. I was working and in a three car rea...
Richard Williams from Detroit
My experience with Michigan Auto Law was top notch! Lenny Koltonow is my attorney and he is as honest and open as they come. The staff there is attentive and thorough. Jeff Bussell, Brenda Schooley a...
Deborah Flie
Google
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
I would give Michigan Auto Law six out of five stars! I refer this place to everybody. Bobby and Alison are thorough, friendly, they explain things really well. You never feel like you are bothering t...
Alice Nieman from Taylor
Bobby was responding to all my calls, I didn’t have any problems. I was happy with my experience, that’s how it should be. He did everything he could and took his time. The communication was good and ...
Edis Salihovic from Harrison Township
`very competent, and informative. Always keeps you up to date on issues, times, etc..would use MAL again if I ever needed anything to do with our legal system. Thanks so much.
Robert Gregory from Byron Center
I knew I was hurt in my accident and I wanted to call a lawyer. I was referred to Michigan Auto Law by another attorney. That attorney said Michigan Auto Law would be the best firm to handle my case. ...
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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: