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South Yorkshire Police: Accidents

Volume 475: debated on Monday 28 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many South Yorkshire police vehicles have been involved in an accident while attending an emergency call in each of the last five years. (199442)

The data provided here are a supplementary series collected on behalf and released with the approval of Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC). These data are normally used for inspection purposes only.

The available data on road traffic collisions on public roads during immediate/emergency response and police pursuit have been collected centrally from 2002-03 and are provided in the following table.

Road traffic collisions during immediate/emergency response and police pursuit for South Yorkshire, from 2002-03 to 2006-07

Number

2002-03

98

2003-04

95

2004-05

52

2005-06

15

2006-07

52