Personal Injury CollisionsA crash involving
personal injury occurring on the public highway (including footways)
in which a road vehicle is involved and which becomes known to
the police within 30 days of its occurrence. One crash may give
rise to several casualties. Damage-only crashes are not included
in these figures.
KilledHuman casualties who sustained
injuries which caused death less than 30 days after the crash.
Serious InjuryAn injury for which the
person is detained in hospital as an in-patient, or any of the
following injuries whether or not the casualty is detained in
hospital: fractures, concussion, internal injuries, crushings,
severe cuts and lacerations, severe general shock requiring medical
treatment and injuries causing death 30 or more days after the
Slight InjuryAn injury of a minor character
such as a sprain, bruise or cut which are not judged to be severe,
or slight shock requiring roadside attention. This definition
includes injuries not requiring medical treatment.