Pothole £1.8 Claim


A council in the Somerset County area has reportedly paid out on a pothole claim said to be worth £1.8 million pounds to one claiment alone. The amount was paid after an accident the details claimed.

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A number of other different claims have also be saught and paid out by the council in one year alone from 2016 – 2017. Just over £2 million pounds has been paid in total to 31 different claims for pothole damages.

The documents claimed the £1.8 million pounds was part of the overall figure for the year.

Be careful when driving along the country roads in the dark of winter as many of the roads are unlit and not gritted during the winter months.