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West Berkshire roads have most crashes in county

THE number of collisions on West Berkshire’s rural roads is the highest in Berkshire.

Last year 1,070 of collisions on Berkshire’s rural roads – 34 per cent – occurred on West Berkshire’s leafy lanes.

And 925 of the drivers involved in West Berkshire collisions lived in the district.

The second highest figure was for Windsor and Maidenhead, where 729, or 23 per cent, of collisions occurred.

The figures, from the Department for Transport, reveal that more than 16 people are injured on rural roads across the county each week.

Friday is the peak day for collisions on rural roads across the county with 17 ...

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