Dr. V. DAVIES
asked the Home Secretary the number of road accidents caused by mechanically - propelled vehicles in England and Wales from 1st 652W January, 1927, to 30th September, 1927, and the number of deaths from such accidents?
§ Mr. W. THORNE
asked the Minister of Transport the- number of accidents to pedestrians during the current year at those points in London where the roundabout system of traffic control is in operation; and whether the number of such accidents has increased or decreased as a result of the introduction of this system?
§ Sir W. JOYNSON-HICKS
I have been asked to reply to this question.
The particulars are as follow:
— Number of accidents known to police. Fatal. Serious. Slight. Number during current year. 2 13 184 Number in corresponding period prior to commencement of system. 4 5 145