First quarter of 2011 road casualty figures published.

 The Department for Transport has published road casualty data for the first quarter of 2011. The publication presents statistics on personal injury accidents in the year ending March 2011 on public roads (including footways) in Great Britain, which became known to the police within 30 days.

Estimates are based on information reported to the Department for Transport 14 weeks after the end of the latest quarter. For this release figures are based on information available on 13th July 2011.

  • There were 1,870 people killed and 24,770 killed or seriously injured (KSI), in reported road accidents in the year ending March 2011. This represents a fall of 10 and 5 per cent respectively compared to the previous 12 month period


  • There were 208,150 casualties (slight injuries, serious injuries and fatalities), 5 per cent less than the year ending March 2010.


  • Total reported child casualties (ages 0-15) fell by 3 per cent to 19,810 with those killed or seriously injured down 4 per cent (2,510), compared with the year ending March 2010.


  • The number of injury road accidents reported to the police fell by 5 per cent (to 154,030) and the number of fatal accidents by 8 per cent (to 1,770) compared with the 12-month period ending March 2010


  • Motor vehicle traffic levels fell by 0.7 per cent compared to the 12 month period ending March 2010.

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