Serious Collision Investigation Unit

Meeting: 
MQT on 2018-06-21
Session date: 
June 21, 2018
Reference: 
2018/1498
Question By: 
Siân Berry
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

How many collisions resulting in fatalities or serious injuries did the Metropolitan Police Service Serious Collision Investigation Unit attend and investigate in the years 2016 and 2017?  Could you break this down by the number of collisions that the Serious Collision Investigation Unit attended? How many of these were serious collision, and of those how many were passed to the MPS Central Collision Unit?

Answer

Answer for Serious Collision Investigation Unit

Answer for Serious Collision Investigation Unit

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The below table breaks down the total number of fatalities and serious collisions attended by the Serious Collision Investigation Unit during the calendar years 2016 and 2017.

2016

2017

Total scenes attended by SCIU

425

414

Total investigations retained by SCIU

317

314

Total Serious Collisions

278

261

Total Serious Collisions - SCIU Retained

174

165

Total Serious Collisions - Referred to MPS Central Collision Unit

18

22

Total Fatal Collisions

147

153

Total Fatal Collisions - SCIU Retained

143

149

Total Fatal Collisions - Referred to MPS Central Collision Unit

1

0