Police Recorded Road Accidents 2020
Police recorded road accident and casualty numbers throughout most of 2020 were affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic which saw restrictions on how, where and why people could travel within Wales.
Data on severity of injury and type of road user for 2020.
During 2020, police recorded road accidents resulted in 3,692 casualties; of these:
- 72 were fatal, 23 fewer (24.2%) than in 2019
- 747 people were seriously injured, 351 fewer (32.0%) than in 2019
- 2,873 casualties were slightly injured, down by 1,742 (37.7%) compared to 2019
- motorised traffic in Wales had decreased by 23.4% compared with 2019, the largest decrease out of the UK countries