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Police recorded road casualties

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  • Release date: 28 May 2014
  • Period covered: 2013
  • Next update: 7 August 2014
An annual report that includes information on severity of injury and type of road user

Key points

  • During 2013 there were 5,895 road accidents involving personal injury recorded by the police in Wales, a fall of 1 per cent compared to 2012.
  • These accidents resulted in 8,335 casualties, 230 (3 per cent) fewer than in 2012.
  • Within this total: 111 people were killed on Welsh roads in 2013, some 18 (19 per cent) more than in 2012; 1,033 people were seriously injured in 2013, 92 (10 per cent) more than in 2012 and 7,191 people were slightly injured, a decrease of 340 (5 per cent) compared with 2012.

Contact

Tel: 029 2082 5062
Email: stats.transport@wales.gsi.gov.uk

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