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Roads: Accidents

Volume 487: debated on Monday 26 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many pedestrians have been (a) injured, (b) seriously injured and (c) killed in collisions with (i) cars, (ii) all motor vehicles and (iii) cyclists in each of the last 10 years. (250454)

The numbers of pedestrians that were (a) injured, (b) seriously injured and (c) killed in collisions with (i) cars (ii) all motor vehicles and (iii) cyclists in reported personal injury road accidents in each of the last 10 years are given in the table:

Number of casualties

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

Cars

All injured

37,367

35,054

34,199

32,955

31,490

29,276

28,116

26,680

24,963

24,169

Serious

8,063

7,451

7,161

6,828

6,496

5,886

5,552

5,251

5,236

5,064

Killed

673

608

590

531

534

533

462

470

471

433

All motor vehicles

All injured

43,621

41,598

40,783

39,431

37,734

35,337

33,931

32,290

30,060

29,297

Serious

9,492

8,876

8,559

8,169

7,801

7,109

6,746

6,389

6,322

6,224

Killed

904

863

851

825

770

767

669

666

672

642

Pedal Cyclists

All injured

309

346

291

258

205

255

235

276

223

225

Serious

72

70

66

60

47

45

49

61

47

48

Killed

2

5

3

0

4

4

1

3

3

4

1. All injured includes seriously injured and slightly injured casualties.