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More than 700 car crashes in Jersey this year

There have been 729 road traffic collisions (RTCs) in Jersey so far this year. Credit: hristian P�rschmann/DPA/PA Images

There have been 729 road traffic collisions in Jersey so far this year, according to a recent Freedom of Information request.

Since these figures were collated, even more crashes have taken place.

St Helier has seen the highest number of incidents with 285 recorded up until Thursday 8 August.

There have been just under 2,000 reported crashes in the island since the start of 2018.

1,957
Crashes in Jersey over the last 18 months. (Start of 2018 - now).

Number of road traffic collisions in 2018 and 2019 broken down:

729
RTCs in Jersey so far in 2019.
1,228
RTCs in Jersey in 2018.

The FOI request has revealed Rue a Don is the most common place crashes have taken place this year, with 18 reported.

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Figures show 21 crashes took place on Rouge Bouillon last year, making it the most reported place for crashes in 2018.