FLORIDA — Seminole County ranks first place as the most dangerous place to drive in the state of Florida.
According to a study by the Schiller Kessler Group, analyzing data from the Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Seminole County motorists were involved in 2,369 crashes resulting in 22 fatalities. The data from January 2023 to May 2023 equates to 199 collisions per 10,000 residents.
According to the Schiller Kessler group, there’s been a 13 percent increase in motor vehicle incidents in Florida compared to last year.
Hamilton County came in second with 104 crashes for every 10,000 residents. County motorists experienced 137 collisions from the beginning of the year to May, with one fatality.
Duval County was third, with 9,051 crashes, equal to 89 collisions per 10,000 residents. Duval had 65 motor vehicle-related fatalities this year.
In fourth place is Miami-Dade County where motorists were involved in 23,245 crashes, equal to 87 per 10,000 residents and 149 deaths – the highest death toll on this list.
Madison County came in fifth place with 156 collisions per 10,000 residents and six deaths.