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Provisional Casualty Estimates Q2 2011

5 November 2011

Personal injury accidents in the year ending June 2011 on public roads (including footways) in Great Britain, were published on 3 Nov.

Key points are:

 •There were 1,910 people killed and 24,560 killed or seriously injured (KSI), in reported road accidents in the year ending June 2011. This represents a fall of 4 per cent for both severities compared to the previous 12 month period.
•There were 206,850 casualties (slight injuries, serious injuries and fatalities), 5 per cent less than the year ending June 2010.
•Total reported child casualties (ages 0–15) fell by 2 per cent to 19,980 with those killed or seriously injured down 4 per cent (2,470), compared with the year ending June 2010.
•The number of injury road accidents reported to the police fell by 5 per cent (to 152,960) and the number of fatal accidents by 3 per cent (to 1,790) compared with the 12-month period ending June 2010.
•Motor vehicle traffic levels fell by 0.8 per cent compared to the 12 month period ending June 2010.

Press reports including a Daily Mail article show reveal there have been 940 deaths on British roads during the first six months of 2011, which is a 6.7 per cent increase on the 881 killed during the same period last year


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