HC Deb 21 July 2000 vol 354 cc360-1W
Mr. Bob Russell

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many pedestrians have been(a) killed and (b) injured as a result of being hit by cyclists riding on the pavement in each of the last three years for which figures are available; and if he will make a statement. [131107]

Mr. Hill

I have been asked to reply.

The information requested is shown in the table:

Pedestrian casualties from accidents between pedal cycles and pedestrians on a footway or verge1: Great Britain 1996–98
Severity of casualty 1996 1997 1998
Fatal 1 1
Injured 89 111 76
Total 89 112 77
1 Footway or verge comprises footways for use by pedestrians only, which form part of the highway but are separate from the main carriageway, including grass verges