Kangaroo Crashes Have Risen at Alarming Rate

November 10, 2023 12:58 am in by

The RAA is warning that kangaroo crashes have risen at an alarming rate in the last two months.

Insurance data shows animal collision claims rose by 32 per cent in September and October when compared with the monthly average for the past year, in what has been the worst two months for kangaroo collision claims since early 2021.

In the same period, Fauna Rescue South Australia received a huge spike of 136 per cent on their monthly average calls.

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RAA Insurance Head of Claims Nicole Cox said the jump in kangaroo activity was just another reason drivers needed to remain fully focused on the road.

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