The most dangerous roads to be a cyclist in Hull…

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The most dangerous roads to be a cyclist in Hull…

The most dangerous roads to be a cyclist in Hull with serious or fatal incidents every week
2021-12-23 18:30:00
The most dangerous roads to be a cyclist in Hull has been revealed, with at least one serious or fatal incident every week in the city. According to data from road traffic collision reporting service CrashMap, which uses data from the Department for Transport, there were 169 serious or fatal or road traffic collisions (RTC) involving a pedal cyclist in the three years up to 2020. For the latest traffic and travel news and headlines, click here. That means that since 2018 there has been at least one serious or fatal cyclist casualty on Hull's roads every week on average. Overall, there were 747 incidents involving cyclists on Hull's roads including minor collisions. Hull City Council has reiterated its commitment to keeping all road users safe going into the New Year. For the latest Hull Live headlines direct to your inbox, click here. There was, on average, a serious or fatal incident involving a cyclist every week between 2018 and 2020 (Image: www.crashmap.co.uk) The latest tragic incident involving a cyclist in the city occured on Saturday (December 18) when a man was killed on his bike in Hall Road. It happened just after 1.30pm in the afternoon between The Rampant Horse and the Orchard 2000 centre. The cyclist was pronounced dead shortly after the collision. In the data up to 2020 there had been six fatal incidents involving cyclists in Hull with one in 2018, two in 2020 and three in 2019. There were 163 serious incidents involving cyclists and 578 described as 'slight' in the years up to 2020. It is perhaps unsurprising that three of Hull's main routes and longest roads are statistically the worst individual roads for the number of RTCs involving cyclists. Beverley Road is numerically the worst with 15 serious RTCs since 2018 and one fatal incident in 2018. Anlaby Road had 11 reports of serious RTCs involving cyclists and two fatals in 2019 and 2020. Holderness Road reported 10 serious RTCs during the time period and two of the worst smaller roads were Calvert Lane and Calvert Road where there were five serious incidents combined. One of the worst incident blacksports for cyclists was in the area around Hull Royal Infirmary where there were seven from 2018 to 2020. In 2018 there were three incidents involving two road users that resulted in one cyclist casualty and in 2019 there was just one incident involving two road users with one cyclist casualty. In 2020 there was one, single vehicle collision and cyclist casualty, a two vehicle collision with a cyclist fatality and a three vehicle collision with four casualties including at least one cyclist. Hull Royal Infirmary is one of the worst black spots for cyclists in the city (Image: www.crashmap.co.uk) Another area of concern was the Clough Road and Beverley Road junction and approach where there have been six serious incidents between 2018 and 2020. In 2018 there was a two vehicle collision with a single cyclist casualty and in 2019 there five serious collisions including one single vehicle single casualty incident and four two vehicle collisions with a single cyclist casualty. At the Salthouse Road and Beverley Road roundabout and the surrounding approaches there were five serious RTCs involving two vehi

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