West Midlands' most dangerous roads for cyclists revealed

More than 3,500 accidents involving cyclists have taken place in the West Midlands over the last three years, according to a Freedom of Information Act request made by the Birmingham Post

The junction between Pershore Road and Belgrave Middleway (Google Maps)

Cycling groups and the police have called for improvements to bike lanes and better behaviour from road users in the West Midlands after a Freedom of Information Act request exposed the most dangerous areas to ride in the area.

The request, made by the Birmingham Post, revealed that 49 cyclists had been injured on the A41 Warwick Road alone in the last three years, while the Birmingham junctions of Pershore Road / Belgrave Middleway and Heartlands Parkway / Aston Church Road both saw six crashes involving bikes.

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