HL Deb 28 July 1993 vol 548 cc128-9WA
Lord Marlesford

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they will list the fatal accidents which have occurred on the A.12 trunk road between the northern end of the Wickham Market bypass and the southern end of the Saxmundham bypass in each year since the Wickham Market bypass was opened, including the period of 1993 to date, showing in each case the date, location and the number of deaths.

The Minister of State, Department of Transport (The Earl of Caithness)

The Wickham Market bypass was opened on 22nd July 1976. Since that date there have been 10 fatal road accidents resulting in 15 fatalities on the A.12 between start of the single carriageway north of Wickham Market and a point 200 metres north of the junction of the A.12 with B.1121.

The details are as attached.

Date Location Number of fatalities
11 November 1978 Little Glemham 500 yards north of C244 junction 3
15 October 1981 Stratford St Andrew 50 yards south of C245 junction 2
22 December 1982 Benhall 70 yards NE of C246 junction 1
28 November 1985 Marlesford at juction with C241 1
02 September 1986 Little Glemham 100 yards south of C244 1
19 September 1987 Stratford St Andrew 200 metres NE of U2315 juction 1
02 January 1989 31 Benhall at junction with B1121 2
31 August 1990 Benhall junction with A1094 1
26 June 1993 ⅓ mile south of junction with C244 1
16 July 1993 at junction with A1094 2