General view of Birmingham city centre roads at night (Photo - Andrew Ward - stock.adobe.com)General view of Birmingham city centre roads at night (Photo - Andrew Ward - stock.adobe.com)
General view of Birmingham city centre roads at night (Photo - Andrew Ward - stock.adobe.com)

Two killed & eight injured in road traffic collisions in & around Birmingham in three months

Two fatalities within 24 hours - on Sunday (October 15) and Monday (October 16) - have brought back fears over road safety in Birmingham

Two people were killed and eight were injured in road traffic collisions in Birmingham in the past three months.

Residents have been calling for safer streets in Birmingham for the past few months after several tragic road-related incidents left people shocked and in fear.

Two fatalities within 24 hours - on Sunday (October 15) and Monday (October 16) - have brought back fears over road safety after several deaths and injuries took place on Birmingham’s roads this summer. Tributes were laid out on Tyburn Road, Erdington and Pershore Road, Stirchley after the recent road traffic fatalities.

West Midlands Police have cracked down on dangerous drivers while Birmingham City Council are seeking for public feedback over slashing the 40mph speed limit on 25 main roads in the city to make the region safer.

We took a look at all the road traffic collisions in the past three months - during which fatalities have gone down. Seven deaths, including four cyclists, and four serious injuries had taken place between the beginning of May 2023 and June 19th.

Between July 9 and October 16, there have been two fatalities and eight serious injuries. Here are the locations in and around Birmingham where recent collisions caused deaths and injuries:

Two fatalities within 24 hours - on Sunday (October 15) and Monday (October 16) - have brought back fears over road safety after several deaths and injuries took place on Birmingham’s roads this summer. Tributes were laid out on Tyburn Road, Erdington and Pershore Road, Stirchley after the recent road traffic fatalities.

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