National Statistics

Reported road casualties Great Britain, provisional estimates: July to September 2015

Personal injury accident statistics in the year ending September 2015 on public roads in Great Britain.


Reported road casualties in Great Britain, provisional estimates: July to September 2015 tables

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In reported road traffic accidents for the year ending September 2015:

  • road deaths increased by 3% compared with the year ending September 2014, to 1,780
  • there were 23,700 killed or seriously injured (KSI) casualties, a 3% decrease compared with the previous year
  • there were 188,830 reported road casualties of all severities, 3% lower than the year ending September 2014
  • motor traffic levels rose by 2.2% compared with the 12 month period ending September 2014. The overall casualty rate per vehicle mile decreased by 5% for the same period

Between July and September 2015:

  • there were 450 road deaths, a 2% decrease from the same quarter in 2014
  • KSI casualties decreased by 3% with slightly injured casualties and overall total casualties both falling by 1% compared with the same quarter in 2014

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.

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Published 4 February 2016