THREE new speed cameras are coming to a notorious accident blackspot south of Huddersfield.
Between 2005 and 2008 the A616 Woodhead Road between Berry Brow and Honley has seen seven serious accidents with 10 people being seriously hurt. There have also been 10 slight accidents resulting in 17 minor injuries.
Now, despite there being a number of speed cameras already installed, a trio of new speed traps are set to be added to the two-mile stretch of road.
A Kirklees Highways spokesman said the new cameras should be in place by the end of June and were being put up at the request of the casualty reduction team to improve safety on the road.
Green Party leader, Clr Andrew Cooper, whose ward borders the road, said: “It’s been identified by the police and highways department as somewhere of high risk.
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