When and where most of the deer related vehicle accidents happen

LANCASTER COUNTY, (Neb.) In November the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office says they see a spike in deer related vehicle accidents. With hunting, mating and harvest season, along with dusk and daylight coinciding with the commute, LSO says this time is essentially the perfect storm for deer related accidents.

Where the accidents are happening
According to LSO, the southeast portion of the county has the most accidents taking up 39 percent of the total accidents. The next area is District 5 which covers the boundary areas adjacent to the City of Lincoln at 21 percent. The northeast, southwest and northwest parts of Lancaster County each take up 13-14 percent of all deer related accidents.

When the accidents are happening
The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office says in they have two peak times where they see more accidents. The first is between 7 and 8 a.m. The second is between 7 and 9 p.m.