A report which informs road users of locations with high accident concentrations between 2015 and 2017.

Key points

Between 2015 and 2017 there were 28 accident cluster sites on the Welsh Trans-European Road Network (TERN). These contain 128 accidents with a personal injury and 13 of these were Killed or Seriously Injured (KSI) accidents.

North Wales

  • In North Wales, there are 5 roads on the TERN route.
  • There was 1 accident cluster site which resulted in 4 accidents with a personal injury and no KSI accidents.
  • There were no accident cluster sites on the A494, A483, A5 and the A550.
  • There were 8 fatalities reported on the TERN roads.

South Wales

  • There are 8 roads (9 different routes as the A40 is split into two sections) on the TERN route, 5 of which are in South-East Wales and 4 of which are in South-West Wales.
  • There were 27 accident cluster sites which resulted in 124 accidents with a personal injury and of these 13 were KSI accidents.
  • The M4 had 12 accident cluster sites, which resulted in 54 accidents with a personal injury and of these 5 were classed as KSI.
  • Apart from the M4, the A48 had the largest number of cluster sites at 7 and there were no accident cluster sites on the M48 and the A449.
  • There were 21 fatalities reported on the TERN roads.

Reports

Accident cluster sites and fatal road accidents on the Welsh Trans-European Road Network, 2015 to 2017
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Data

Datasets and interactive tools

Accident cluster sites and fatal road accidents on the Welsh Trans-European Road Network, 2015 to 2017: tables
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Contact

Nicole Scully

Tel: 0300 025 0066

Media

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