Information on age and sex of casualty, type of road, speed limit, location, type of vehicle involved and time of accident for 2016.
All pedestrian casualties
- In 2016, 199 people were killed or seriously injured (KSI) on Welsh roads. Of these, 14 were fatal and 185 were seriously injured. 594 pedestrian casualties were slightly injured.
- In 2016, there were 793 pedestrian casualties which was the lowest recorded figure since 1979.
- When compared to 2015, there were decreases in the casualties killed (36%), casualties seriously injured (1%) and slightly injured (7%) in 2016.
- In 2016, pedestrians accounted for around 1 in 6 of all KSI casualties (18%) and 1 in 10 (10%) of all slight casualties.
Child (aged 0 to 15) pedestrian casualties
- There were no pedestrian fatalities in 2016, down from 2 in 2015.
- There were 55 child KSI pedestrian casualties in 2016. This is a 25% increase when compared to the 2015 figures.
- They account for 30% of all pedestrian casualties.
- They are associated with journeys to and from school with numbers of casualties peaking at 8am and 3pm during the week.
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