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Did you know? CASUALTIES

In 2007 – there were 1,809 child casualties: 212 (10%) fewer than in 2006; around a ninth of all casualties (11%: 1,809 out of 16,063)
!    9 died: 16 less than in 2006, and the lowest since records began
!    262 were seriously injured

873 were pedestrian casualties

33% of all pedestrian casualties of all ages (873 out of 2,682)

! 175 were seriously injured
! 4 died: 5 less than in 2006; the total number of killed and seriously injured was 68 less than in 2006

632 were casualties cars

6% of all car user casualties (632 out of 9,953)

! 51 were seriously injured
! 4 died: 6 less than in 2006

174 were pedal cycle casualties

25% of the total of 706 pedal cycle casualties of all ages

! 29 were seriously injured
! 1 died

75 were bus and coach user casualties

55 were other casualties