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More than £1 million spent dealing with Mountain Road crashes

127 collisions resulting in personal injury in five years

More than £1 million has been spent dealing with collisions on the Mountain Road over the last five years.

The Department of Infrastructure has confirmed there were 127 collisions, resulting in personal injury, between 1 October 2018 and 30 September 2023.

They happened on the Mountain Road between The Hairpin and Johnny Watterson’s Lane.

Seventy-seven were categorised as slight in severity, 45 as serious and five as fatal.

Information released as part of a Freedom of Information response says the estimated costs of handling the collisions was £1,725,380.69.

The DoI says it does not record any vehicle collisions that result in damage only.

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