Michigan DOT reports 8 fewer fatalities this year than last year, but injuries are up

Michigan Department of Transportation is reporting 8 fewer fatalities this year compared to this time last year.

However, MDOT logged 28 more serious injuries this time than last year.

A new report shows 18 people died on Michigan roadways since last week making a total of 73 this year. In addition, 103 more were seriously injured for a statewide total of 337 to date.