HC Deb 28 April 2004 vol 420 c1001W
Mr. Pike

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the percentage change in(a) deaths and (b) serious injuries on the roads of Burnley has been since 1997. [167881]

Mr. Jamieson

In the Burnley local authority area there was one fatal casualty in 1997 and no fatal casualties in 2002, the latest year for which figures are available. The number of people seriously injured in road accidents increased from 59 in 1997 to 62 in 2002, a rise of 5 per cent..