The top ten most dangerous roads in Leeds - full list revealed

The top ten most dangerous roads in Leeds have been revealed in new statistics.

Monday, 20th April 2020, 6:00 am
Horsforth car crash

New analysis, by the Yorkshire Evening Post, of police figures reveals that the most dangerous road in the city is Chapeltown Road between Chapel Allerton and Leeds. The statistics, from 2014 to 2019, are based upon the number of recorded fatalities and serious injuries on these particular stretches. Here is the full top 10:

Records for the past five years shows that on Chapeltown Road there was one fatal collision and 15 that were classed as serious.
The second most dangerous road was found to be Selby Road, between Leeds and Temple Newsam, where there were two fatal collisions and 11 that resulted in serious injury.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Woodhouse Lane (Leeds-Little London and Woodhouse), 13 serious collisions;
Otley Road (Leeds-Weetwood), 12 serious collisions;
Gelderd Road (Leeds-Morley North), three deaths and eight serious collisions;
Wakefield Road (Leeds Garforth-Swillington), 11 serious collisions;
Otley Road (Leeds-Adel and Wharfedale), ten serious collisions;
Selby Road (Leeds - Garforth and Swillington), ten serious collisions;
Stanningley Road (Leeds-Armley), three deaths and seven serious collisions;
Tong Road (Leeds-Farnley and Wortley), one death and nine serious collisions.