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The quarterly provisional estimates provides in-year statistics of personal injury road accidents and their casualties. These are published to allow emerging trends to be monitored between the publications of annual figures.
In reported road traffic accidents for the year ending March 2016:
there were 1,780 road deaths, unchanged from the year ending March 2015
24,610 people were killed or seriously injured
there were 187,050 casualties of all severities
motor traffic levels rose by 1.8% over the same period
Between January and March 2016:
430 people were killed, a 13% increase from 380 people in January to March 2015
KSI casualties increased by 14% with overall total casualties up by 2% compared with January to March 2015