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Roads: Accidents

Volume 487: debated on Thursday 5 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many people were killed in (a) West Chelmsford constituency and (b) Essex in drink-driving-related accidents in each of the last five years. (254747)

Estimates of the number of drink-driving-related accidents or casualties are not available below Government Office Region level. The estimates are published as an article 3, entitled “Drinking and driving” in “Road Casualties Great Britain—Annual report 2007”. Copies of the report have been deposited in the Libraries of the House and it is also available at the following web address:

http://www.dft.gov.uk/pgr/statistics/datatablespublications/accidents/casualtiesgreatbritain/roadcasualtiesgreatbritain20071

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many people were (a) killed and (b) seriously injured on roads in the London borough of Bexley in each of the last five years. (254802)

The numbers of casualties that were (a) killed and (b) seriously injured resulting from reported personal injury road accidents in the London borough of Bexley in each of the last five years are given in the following table:

Number of casualties

Killed

Seriously injured

2003

4

115

2004

2

80

2005

6

81

2006

6

97

2007

6

99