Collisions involving pedestrians

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Dear Department for Transport,

Please could you answer the following questions?

Q1. In 2019, how many pedestrians in Great Britain were

i. Slightly injured
ii. Seriously injured
iii. Killed

as a result of the driver/rider of each of following vehicles disobeying a red light traffic signal:

a. Cycle
b. Motorcycle
c. Car (driver)
d. Bus
e. Taxi
f. Van
g. HGV

Q2. In 2019, how many pedestrians were

i. Slightly injured
ii. Seriously injured
iii. Killed

on the footway or verge (including incidents where a vehicle is backing out of a private drive) by the following vehicles:

a. Cycle
b. Motorcycle
c. Car (driver)
d. Bus
e. Taxi
f. Van
g. HGV

The above questions are to update the data you kindly sent me on 25th February 2020:

If you are able to provide both 'adjusted' and 'unadjusted' figures for slight and serious injuries, that would be useful. If not, however, 'unadjusted' figures will be fine.

Thank you

Yours faithfully,

Cherry Allan

Department for Transport

Dear Sir/Madam,

I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your request for information which
has been allocated reference number P0019045.

A response will be issued to you in due course.


Department for Transport
FOI Advice Team
Governance Division
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East Sussex
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Dear Cherry Allan,


Thank you for your recent FOI request. Please find attached a response.


Kind regards,


Alex Ma


Tel: 020 7944 6595


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Thanks very much for the response.

Yours sincerely,

Cherry Allan

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