HC Deb 28 June 1985 vol 81 c515W
Mr. Patrick Thompson

asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he will give statistics for the nature of injuries to cyclists resulting from accidents involving motor cars during 1984.

Mrs. Chalker

The nature of injuries sustained by road casualties is not collected by my Department. However, the following information is available:

Pedal cyclist injuries in two-party accidens with motor cars: 1982–84: Great Britain
Fatal Serious Slight Total
1982 132 3,460 16,058 19,650
1983 170 3,898 17,937 22,005
1984* 154 4.018 17,749 21,921

Definitions of the severity of injury can be found in "Road Accidents Great Britain 1983", a copy of which is in the Library

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