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Roads: Accidents

Volume 492: debated on Friday 8 May 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many cyclist deaths associated with a vehicular accident have occurred in respect of each type of vehicle in the last five years. (273995)

The number of pedal cyclist fatalities resulting from reported personal injury road accidents in Great Britain with each type of vehicle in the last five years is given in the table:

Number of pedal cyclist fatalities

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

Single vehicle accidents

No pedestrian

10

11

17

12

12

With pedestrian

0

2

0

0

0

Two vehicle accidents

Pedal cycle

0

2

1

1

2

Motorcycle 50cc and under

0

0

0

0

0

Motorcycle over 50 cc

2

1

4

2

1

Car

61

61

71

78

62

Bus or coach

3

6

9

4

5

Light goods vehicle

2

8

7

8

12

Heavy goods vehicle

25

22

24

24

32

Any other vehicle1

2

1

3

2

4

All accidents with three or more vehicles

9

20

12

15

6

All accidents

114

134

148

146

136

1 Includes other motor and non-motor vehicles.