MORE people were killed on Barnet's roads last year than anywhere else in the capital, according to official figures released today.

In 2010 nine people were killed in traffic incidents, whilst the total number of casualties was 1,520, the second highest of an London borough after busy Westminster.

The numbers include 241 pedestrians and 82 cyclists, an increase of 32 per cent on 2009, while moped and motorbike crashes rocketed by 18 per cent with 173 recorded.

Neighbouring Harrow had just two deaths and 551 casualties last year, while Enfield had seven killed and 1,075 hurt.

Overall outer London saw a 4 per cent increase in casualties, up to 16,507 for the 12 months.