According the the State of Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, the City of Miami Springs had 209 traffic accidents in 2018 compared to 157 traffic accidents in 2017. That marks a 33% increase in traffic accidents in one year.
According to the state of Florida, there were 61 injury crashes with 84 total injuries in 2018 in Miami Springs. In 2017, there were 29 injury crashes with 37 total injuries. That’s a 110% increase in injury crashes year over year with a 127% increase in total injuries.
According to the state of Florida, there was only one fatal accident in Miami Springs in 2018. That matches the single traffic fatality that occurred in 2017 on Westward Drive.
A weird but notable fact is that October had the most traffic accidents in 2018 (27) and in 2017 (20). Why is October the month with the most accidents in Miami Springs is unclear, but something to continue to observe moving forward.
Source: Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles