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Reported road casualties in Great Britain, main results: 2015

Personal injury accident statistics on public roads in Great Britain for 2015.


Reported road casualties in Great Britain, main results: 2015 tables

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Statistics on personal injury accidents on public roads in Great Britain.

In reported road traffic accidents in 2015:

  • road deaths decreased by 2% compared with 2014, falling to 1,732
  • the number of people seriously injured decreased by 3% to 22,137
  • there were a total of 186,209 casualties of all severities
  • 140,086 personal-injury road traffic accidents were reported to the police
  • reported child casualties fell by 4% to 16,101, compared with 2014
  • traffic volumes rose by 1.6% compared with 2014

Figures for deaths refer to people who sustained injuries which caused death less than 30 days after the accident. A more comprehensive analysis of 2015 casualty statistics will be published later this year in Reported road casualties Great Britain, annual report.

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Published 30 June 2016