Data obtained by the former editor of the Ann Arbor Chronicle (Dave Askins) indicates that deer-vehicle crashes reported shot up to 88, a 72% increase.
Worst Counties for Deer Accidents- 2014
No. 1 -- Oakland County
, most vehicle-deer crashes in the state with 1,750.
No. 10-- Washtenaw County
reported 952 vehicle-deer crashes.
If a crash with a deer is unavoidable, AAA recommends you slow down and release your foot from the brake before impact; this will raise the front end of the car during the crash and increase the likelihood that the animal will go underneath the vehicle instead of through the windshield.