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Police recorded road casualties

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  • Release date: 28 June 2016
  • Period covered: 2015
An annual report that includes information on severity of injury and type of road user.

Key points

  • In 2015 there were 5,543 road accidents involving personal injury recorded by the police, a reduction of 333(r) on 2014 (6 per cent reduction).
  • These recorded accidents resulted in 7,682 casualties, which was 526 fewer than in 2014.
  • Within this total: 105 people were killed on Welsh Roads, which was 2 more than in 2014; 1,081 people were seriously injured, which was 79 fewer (7 per cent fewer) than in 2014; 6,496 people were slightly injured, which was 449 fewer (6 per cent fewer) than 2014.
(r) Revised on 29 June 2016.

Contact

Statistician
Tel: 029 2082 6960
Email: stats.transport@wales.gsi.gov.uk

Media
Tel: 029 2089 8099

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