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Transport Minister visits accident blackspot

The Transport Minister Stephen Hammond MP will come to Cumbria to meet with road safety campaigners. He'll learn first hand the concerns about accident black spots on the A590 in southern Cumbria.

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MPs tour accident blackspots

Transport minister Stephen Hammond is touring accident blackspots along the A590 in Cumbria with local MPs Tim Farron and John Woodcock. There have been almost 300 accidents along a stretch of the road in the past five years, eight of them fatal and thirty three of them serious.

Residents have been camapigning for improvements for the past ten years. Funding has been committed to making improvements including a roundabout at Greenodd. MPs and councillors will today push for a commitment as to when work will start.

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