The Lancashire Evening Post report:

Highways chiefs last year paid out more than a million pounds in compensation to drivers and pedestrians on Lancashire’s crumbling roads.

Trips on pavements and slips in potholes cost County Hall more than £1.3m in a single year – the highest for five years.

An additional £49,000 was paid out in compensation to motorists struck by ‘road defects’ in the county.

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