Alton in Hampshire might be what some would describe as a small market town, but it’s not without its incidents. Hampshire itself had a staggering 42 fatal road traffic accidents and 581 serious road traffic accidents in 2013, and when you add in all of the minor accidents, the grand total comes to 3,061. That’s a lot of accidents.
But these are hardly surprising figures when you look into the roads that run through Hampshire. The M3 motorway which runs from London to the south coast and links Sunbury-on-Thames to Southampton runs through Hampshire as does the M27 motorway which runs along the south coast from Cadnam to Portsmouth.
Other smaller motorways which run through Hampshire are the M271 and the M275.
These motorways likely account for at least 50% of road traffic accidents. An injury lawyer in Alton would likely back this up, due to the level of accidents on the M3 and M27.
In the town of Alton, the main A-road is the A31. The only other A-road in Alton is the A399, which runs to Newbury. These A-roads are relatively quiet, however accidents do happen on them at least twice a year. The main B-roads in Alton are the B3004, which runs from the B2070 at Liphook to the A31 and the B3006. Alton is also served by the B3349. Accidents on these B-roads are common and there have been number of fatal incidents over the years.
The main roads that run through the heart of Alton are Lower Turk Street and Ashdell Road, while smaller streets in the centre are Normandy Street, Victoria Road and Lenten Street.
Have you been injured in a road traffic accident in Alton, Hampshire?
If you have been injured in a road traffic accident in Alton, or any other kind of accident in Alton, Accident Advice Helpline is here to assist you. Our experienced claims advisors are available to discuss your case with you to ascertain your eligibility, case strength and the next steps. If you wish to proceed with a claim, we can even put you in touch with an in-house injury lawyer in Alton who will handle your case with the utmost care.
The best part? There’s no obligation to proceed with your claim. Your injury lawyer in Alton will simply help you to better understand your rights. If you do wish to move forward with a claim, your injury lawyer in Alton will work on your case on a no-win, no-fee basis.
Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993 to discuss your eligibility and get informed on your rights to claim for compensation.
Date Published: 1st November 2013
Author: David Brown