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Pedestrian road casualties

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  • Release date: 27 April 2017
  • Period covered: 2015
An annual report which includes information on age and sex of casualty, type of road, speed limit, location of pedestrian when hit, type of vehicle involved and time of accident.

Key points

All pedestrian casualties

  • In 2015, the number of pedestrians killed or seriously injured (KSI) totalled 207 and casualties classed as slightly injured numbered 641.

Child (aged 0 – 15) pedestrian casualties

  • The number of child KSI pedestrian casualties totalled 44 in 2015.
  • They account for around a third of all pedestrian casualties.
  • They are associated with journeys to and from school with numbers of casualties peaking at around 8am and 3pm during the week.
  • There have been 2 child pedestrian fatalities in 2015, the first since 2011.

Contact

Statistician
Tel: 0300 025 6960
Email: stats.transport@wales.gsi.gov.uk

Media
Tel: 0300 025 8099

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