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Driving Under Influence: Death

Volume 487: debated on Tuesday 27 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many people were killed in drink-driving related incidents in (a) England and (b) Leicester in the last year for which figures are available. (251743)

In England, it is estimated that 490 people were killed in 2006 in reported personal injury road accidents where one or more motor vehicle drivers or riders involved was over the legal alcohol limit.

Estimates of the number of drink-drive accidents or casualties are not available below Government office region level.