This is an archived release.
10 people killed in road traffic accidents
In January 2014, 10 persons were killed in road traffic accidents, according to preliminary figures. In January 2013, the corresponding figure was 14.
|January 2014||Average, current month, last 5 year period|
|Killed||Seriously injured||Killed||Seriously injured|
|Group of road user|
|Drivers of car||2||9||9||22|
|Passengers of car||3||5||5||11|
|Drivers and passengers on motorcycle and moped||0||0||0||1|
|Cyclists ,pedestrians and persons sledging||2||8||2||7|
|65 years or older||4||5||3||6|
The average for January over the last 10 years is 18 fatalities.
Of the fatalities last month, six were men and four were women. Two of the fatalities were car drivers, three were passengers, two were pedestrians and three were other road users.