Fatal and serious accidents (2)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2008-11-12
Session date: 
November 12, 2008
Reference: 
2008/2585
Question By: 
Valerie Shawcross
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

How many fatal and serious accidents involving cyclists and articulated lorries have there been each year since 2005/06?

Answer

Answer for Fatal and serious accidents (2)

Answer for Fatal and serious accidents (2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

In the complete calendar years for which there is finalised data (i.e. 2005 to 2007), there were a total of 32 pedal cyclist casualties in collisions in which an articulated goods vehicle was involved. Of these, five were killed, 11 were seriously injured and 16 were slightly injured. The breakdown for individual years is shown in the table below.

Cyclist casualties from collisions in which an articulated goods vehicle was involved (Greater London: 2005-2007) Year Casualty Severity Fatal Serious Slight Total 2005 0 4 8 12 2006 4 3 4 11 2007 1 4 4 9 Total 5 11 16 32