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Question for Department for Transport

UIN 80294, tabled on 23 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what information his Department has received from Highways England on plans for the A46 between Teddington Hands roundabout and Evesham; and what records his Department holds on the number of (a) crashes and (b) fatal accidents on that route in each of the last five years.

Answered on

29 November 2021

National Highways is currently undertaking safety studies and speed surveys on the A46 between Junction 9 and Evesham to understand if any future improvements are needed. National Highways continues to engage with West Mercia Police about the possible review of the speed limit on this section of the A46 and will be able to provide a more comprehensive update in Spring next year.

The number of reported personal injury road accidents on the A46 between Teddington Hands roundabout and Evesham for the last 5 available years can be found in the table below.

Reported road accidents on the A46 between Teddington Hands roundabout and Evesham, 2016 to 2020

Year

Fatal

All

2016

0

6

2017

0

6

2018

0

9

2019

1

10

2020

0

4

Source: DfT, STATS19