Cycling: Greater London

Department for Transport written question – answered on 15th March 2016.

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Photo of Mark Prisk Mark Prisk Conservative, Hertford and Stortford

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many (a) deaths and (b) injuries to cyclists in London were caused by (i) buses, (ii) lorries and (iii) other vehicles in each of the last three years.

Photo of Mark Prisk Mark Prisk Conservative, Hertford and Stortford

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many (a) deaths and (b) injuries to pedestrians in London were caused by (i) buses, (ii) lorries and (iii) other vehicles in each of the last three years.

Photo of Andrew Jones Andrew Jones Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The statistics below show the number of cyclist and pedestrian casualties in reported personal injury road accidents with buses, HGVs and other vehicles. The data do not include information about who or what caused the accident, this information would only be known following a detailed accident investigation.

The number of cyclists a) killed, b) seriously injured and slightly injured in two vehicle reported personal injury road accidents with a i) bus, ii) HGV or iii) other vehicle in London is shown in the table below:

Cyclist casualties in a two vehicle reported road accident with a i) bus or coach, ii) HGV or iii) other vehicle: London, 2012-2014

Vehicle:

i) Bus or Coach

ii) HGV

iii) Other1

Killed

Serious

Slight

Total

Killed

Serious

Slight

Total

Killed

Serious

Slight

Total

2012

2

22

117

141

4

14

64

82

6

549

3,497

4,052

2013

3

11

114

128

5

13

89

107

5

399

3,615

4,019

2014

0

16

105

121

2

8

97

107

9

340

4,163

4,512

1. Other includes motorcyclists, cars, light goods vehicles and other vehicles such as trams and mobility scooters.

The number of pedestrians a) killed, b) seriously injured and slightly injured after being hit by a i) bus, ii) HGV or iii) other vehicle in a reported personal injury road accident in London is shown in the table below:

Pedestrian casualties after being hit by a i) bus or coach, ii) HGV or iii) other vehicle in reported road accidents: London, 2012-2014

Hit by:

i) Bus or Coach

ii) HGV

iii) Other1

Killed

Serious

Slight

Total

Killed

Serious

Slight

Total

Killed

Serious

Slight

Total

2012

11

75

268

354

11

29

47

87

48

950

3,833

4,831

2013

6

63

274

343

13

20

51

84

46

691

4,022

4,759

2014

6

51

300

357

12

16

52

80

48

648

4,484

5,180

1. Other includes pedal cyclists, motorcyclists, cars, light goods vehicles and other vehicles such as trams and mobility scooters.

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