VIDEO: Florida Leads Nation In Takata Airbag Injuries and Deaths, Data Shows

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83 injuries and three fatalities

ABOVE VIDEO: Florida has had more injuries and deaths due to exploding Takata airbags than any other state in the country, according to new data released by Sen. Bill Nelson Saturday.

ORLANDO, FLORIDA (WFTV) – Florida has had more injuries and deaths due to exploding Takata airbags than any other state in the country, according to new data released by Sen. Bill Nelson Saturday.

There have been 83 injuries and three fatalities attributed to the airbags in the state, according to the data.

Nelson met with victims of the defective airbags, like Corey Burdick and Frank Nasserr.

“You can see this scar. It traveled up my face and lodged in there,” said Burdick.

Both of the Central Florida men were injured when the Takata airbags in their cars exploded and shot metal shards at them.

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