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A1: Death

Volume 487: debated on Wednesday 11 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) how many road fatalities there have been on the A1 in (a) Tyne and Wear and (b) Northumberland in each of the last 10 years; (255754)

(2) how many road accidents there have been on the A1 in (a) Tyne and Wear and (b) Northumberland in each of the last 10 years.

The following table contains details of the number of road accidents and fatalities on the A1 in Tyne and Wear and Northumberland for each of the last 10 years.

Accident figures are from Department for Transport Stats 19 data, which records accidents resulting in personal injury that become known to the police within 30 days.

The latest year for which validated data are available is 2007.

NorthumberlandTyne and Wear

Accidents on A1

Fatalities on A1

Accidents on A1

Fatalities on A1

1998

80

7

95

2

1999

64

7

109

2

2000

69

4

114

2

2001

53

1

104

0

2002

77

4

111

2

2003

67

3

106

1

2004

54

5

91

1

2005

64

2

111

0

2006

62

4

118

2

2007

47

5

89

1