Two Oxfordshire roads have been revealed as hot spots for crashes with deer.

The A34 between Oxford and Abingdon and A420 between Oxford and Faringdon are highlighted in red on a map created by DeerAware.

DeerAware collects deer vehicle collision data across England and Wales to generate maps to help identify hotspot areas for collisions.

The organisation estimates there could be up to 74,000 deer related traffic accidents in the UK each year.

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Deer accidents are more common at this time of year because it is rutting season.

Charles Smith Jones from DeerAware society spoke to BBC Radio Oxford and said what to do if you do hit a deer.

He said: “The top thing is to keep yourself safe, safety is the absolute priority. Park your car in the safest possible place with the hazard lights on. If people have injuries call the ambulance first and call the police.”

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