Roads: Accidents

Department for Transport written question – answered on 29th June 2020.

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Photo of Bill Wiggin Bill Wiggin Chair, Committee of Selection, Chair, Bill Wiggin MP Committee, Chair, Bill Wiggin MP Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many road accidents involving potholes there were in Herefordshire in 2019.

Photo of Rachel Maclean Rachel Maclean Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The Department does not collect data on potholes in road accidents specifically.

Detailed final statistics on reported personal injury road accidents in Great Britain for 2019 will be published in September 2020.The latest annual published statistics are for 2018.

There were 2 reported personal injury road accidents where a contributory factor of ‘poor or defective road surface’ was reported in Herefordshire in 2018.

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