Central Gladstone the worst place for crashes

CENTRAL Gladstone is the region's most accident prone suburb.

The CBD, with 397 crashes over 12 years, holds first place on the top-five ladder of worst areas to have a crash.

Rounding out the top five are West Gladstone on 376, South Gladstone on 248, on Clinton on 162 and Calliope on 155.

Gladstone Regional Council regularly inspects the district's entire road network for problems.

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Mayor Gail Sellers said areas where serious accidents happened were put under the microscope.

"On notification of a serious accident the section of road is inspected to record current and existing condition," Cr Sellers said.

"(The) council regularly reviews available crash data to determine if accident sites meet required blackspot funding criteria and if so collates a submission for funding."

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