Police Recorded Road Casualties, 2016
The Welsh Government has released the Annual Report into Police Recorded Road Accidents in 2016. It includes information on severity of injury and type of road user.
In 2016 there were 4,921 road accidents involving personal injury recorded by the police, a reduction of 622 on 2015 (11% reduction).
These recorded accidents resulted in 6,853 casualties, which was 829 fewer than in 2015.
Within the 6,853 casualties:
- 103 people were killed on Welsh Roads, which was 2 fewer than in 2015
- 1,005 people were seriously injured, which was 76 fewer (7 per cent fewer) than in 2015
- 5,745 people were slightly injured, which was 751 fewer (12 per cent fewer) than 2015.