Mr. R. C. Mitchell
asked the Minister of Transport (1) how many road accidents occurred in Bitterne Road, Southampton, during 1966 and the first six months of 1967;
(2) how many people were killed and injured in road accidents on Bitterne Road, Southampton, during 1966 and the first six months of 1967;
(3) what steps she is taking to reduce the number of road accidents in Bitterne Road, Southampton.
§ Mr. Swingler
The information required is as follows:—
Injured Accidents Killed Serious Slight 1966 28 — 17 28 1967 (Jan.-June) 18 1 10 20 Totals 46 1 27 48
Southampton Corporation, the responsible highway authority, have, over the past few years, progressively improved the road between Buller Road and Little Lances Hill and a scheme for the construction of the Bitterne Village By-Pass is included in the principal road programme.