Advertisement

Road named as one of the UK's biggest deer accident hotspots

Thetford Forest one of the worst deer accident hotspots in UK Credit: ITV News Anglia

The A134 which passes through Thetford Forest has been named as one of the nation's biggest deer accident hotspots.

As summer draws to a close, The Country Landowners Association is warning motorists of the increased risk of deer running into roads in rural areas.

October and November is rutting season when males become more territorial and aggressive.

The AA estimates that between 40,000 and 75,000 deer are killed in collisions on the UK's roads every year, causing £11 million worth of damage to vehicles.