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Accident reporting data for the A859 Lewis and Harris: FOI release

Published: 7 Nov 2018

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
7 Nov 2018
Accident reporting data for the A859 Lewis and Harris: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/18/02923  
Date received: 3 October 2018  
Date responded: 6 November 2018
 
Information requested
 
The STATS19 data for the A859 on Lewis and Harris for the last 3 years. If it is not possible to get this time series then the most recent three years’ worth of available STAT19 data would still be of assistance. I cannot find the statistics on your website and I would be obliged if you could treat this request as a Freedom of Information request under FOISA.
 
Response
 
I now attach tables showing the overall numbers of injury road accidents on the A859 for the years 2015 to 2017. A map showing these can be found here https://maphub.net/transportscotland/a859accidents

Also, as discussed in subsequent correspondence I have included tables showing the number of accidents and casualties on the section of the road between Stornoway and the junction with the B897. There were no accidents that happened at junctions on this stretch of the road and we do not have traffic data for the road as it is the local authority who have responsibility for it. 
 
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