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Date Responded 06 September 2019

Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')

As you may be aware the purpose of the Act is to allow a general right of access to information held at the time of a request, by a Public Authority (including the Police), subject to certain limitations and exemptions.

You asked:

Can you please provide the following data relating to non-stop Road Traffic Collisions in your force area.

  1. Number of RTC’s reported year by year in your force area for the period 2014 - 2019
  2. Breakdown of those RTC’s into Fatal, Injury, Damage only year by year
  3. Number of RTC’s classified as non-stop in your force area for the period 2014 - 2019 Broken down into Fatal Injury, Damage Only year by year
  4. Number of RTC’s classified as non-stop where an offender was traced and subsequently prosecuted for offences of failing to stop, / failing to report a collision for the period 2010 - 2019 broken down to Fatal, Injury and Damage Only
  5. Number of Fatal RTC’s where a vehicle failed to stop for the period 2014 - 2019 and total number of deceased from those fatal RTC’s
  6. Number of non-stop fatal RTC’s 2014-2019 whereby no driver was ever prosecuted for FTS
  7. Number of Fatal RTC’s whereby at least 1 driver / vehicle was uninsured and total number of fatalities from these RTC’s for the period

2014 - 2019

 

 

In Response:

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted within Northumbria Police. I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by Northumbria Police.

I am able to disclose the located information to you as follows.

TO NOTE: damage only information is only available from 3rd March 2016 and August 2019 information is provided up to 15/8/19.

1&2.

Collision Severity

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Total

Fatal

31

28

29

39

35

21

183

Serious

378

397

533

505

560

308

2681

Slight

2789

2805

2750

2191

2197

1165

13897

Damage Only

   

7405

9107

9547

5612

31671

Total

3198

3230

10717

11842

12339

7106

48432

 

3.

Collision Severity

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Total

Fatal

2

 

2

1

1

 

6

Serious

19

32

51

32

51

29

214

Slight

290

330

477

292

330

210

1929

Damage Only

   

3354

3708

3833

2358

13255

Total

311

362

3884

4033

4215

2597

15404

 

4. 

Collision Severity

2016

2017

2018

2019

Total

Fatal

2

     

2

Serious

3

1

5

2

11

Slight

10

8

12

3

33

Damage Only

13

25

26

14

78

Total

28

34

43

19

124

 

5. The 6 Fatal RTCs listed in the table above all resulted in 1 fatality each

6.Of the 4 fatal collisions since March 2016, 1 was prosecuted for death by dangerous driving (but not for failing to stop/report), and the other 2 were prosecuted for a range of offences, including failure to stop/report. 1 does not have any information on the prosecution recorded on recording systems used.

7.  of the drivers involved in the 4 fatal collisions since March 2016 also had no insurance.

 

 

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