A5: Shropshire

Transport written question – answered on 6th April 2010.

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Photo of Owen Paterson Owen Paterson Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport

(1) how many people have been injured on the A5 between Shrewsbury and the Shropshire/Wales border in each of the last 12 years;

(2) how many people have been killed on the A5 between Shrewsbury and the Shropshire/Wales border in each of the last 12 years.

Photo of Chris Mole Chris Mole Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Transport

The following table shows the number of people killed or injured on the A5 between Telford and Shropshire/Wales border, in each of the last 12 years. These figures have been provided by the police and validated by the Department. It has not been possible to disaggregate the data to only report on Shrewsbury to Shropshire/Wales border casualties.

Number
Fatal Serious Slight
1997 5 28 108
1998 1 22 94
1999 6 23 82
2000 2 23 102
2001 2 18 104
2002 6 14 86
2003 2 14 74
2004 2 13 107
2005 1 11 73
2006 3 10 84
2007 0 3 107
2008 1 6 85

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