Revealed: Preston's most dangerous roads

Britain’s 100 worst road accident hotspots have more than 10 times as many serious crashes as the national average, new analysis shows.

Friday, 1st May 2020, 6:00 am
Preston's most dangerous roads

While the number of accidents causing death or injury has fallen by a sixth in the past five years, road safety charity Brake has said more should be done to catch and punish dangerous drivers. Here are Preston's most dangerous roads, along with the number of road accidents causing casualties from 2014 to 2018:

The A6, including Garstang Road, had 211 accidents causing casualties between 2014 and 2018
The A5085, including Blackpool Road, had 172 accidents causing casualties between 2014 and 2018

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The A59, including Liverpool Road in Penwortham, had 129 accidents causing casualties between 2014 and 2018
The M6 had 113 accidents causing casualties between 2014 and 2018
The A583, including Fylde Road, had 91 accidents causing casualties between 2014 and 2018
The B6243, including Ribbleton Avenue, had 91 accidents causing casualties between 2014 and 2018
The B6241, including Lightfoot Lane, had 88 accidents causing casualties between 2014 and 2018
The B6242, including Longsands Lane, had 42 accidents causing casualties between 2014 and 2018
The M55 had 32 accidents causing casualties between 2014 and 2018
The B5411, including Tag Lane, had 28 accidents causing casualties between 2014 and 2018
The A6063, including Sir Tom Finney Way, had 26 accidents causing casualties between 2014 and 2018
The B5269, including Whittingham Lane, had 25 accidents causing casualties between 2014 and 2018
The A5071, including Moor Lane, had 23 accidents causing casualties between 2014 and 2018
The A5072, including Strand Road, had 16 accidents causing casualties between 2014 and 2018
The A5058, including Fleetwood Road, had 2 accidents causing casualties between 2014 and 2018