AUGUST 2011


Date of Issue: 1 Sep 2011


KEY FACTS:
  • 77 people have been killed on South Australian roads to date during 2011, compared with 83 during 2010.


  • 8 people have been killed to date in AUGUST 2011.


  • 5 fatalities were males and 3 were females.


  • 6 were vehicle occupants and 2 were motorcycle riders.


  • To date in AUGUST 2011, there were 5 fatalities in the country and 3 in Adelaide.
  • Of the 8 fatal crashes to date in AUGUST 2011, 5 involved a single vehicle and 3 involved more than one vehicle.

  • All 8 crashes involved a single fatality.


  • The heavy vehicle fatal crash involved Utility_Van/Truck.


  • The 2 utility_van fatal crashes involved Utility_Van/Bridge/Other Fixed, Utility_Van/Truck.


  • The 2 motorcycle fatal crashes involved Motorcycle/Tree, Motorcycle/Rollover.



Fatalities - 2008 to 2011

5 Year Average 2008 2009 2010 2011
(2006 - 2010)
Month
January11562112
February1091599
March10713107
April1097912
May115201211
June969811
July78577
August911978
September914113
October86712
November109912
December101088
Total11499119118






Fatalities - 2010/2011 Comparison

AUGUST
2010
Year to Date
2010
AUGUST
2011
Year to Date
2011
Road User
Driver542333
Passenger-18316
Motorcyclist-10213
Pillion Passenger---1
Bicyclist-4-2
Pedestrian29-12
Total783877
Age
0-1515-4
16-19-9-5
20-24-8-1
25-2914-4
30-39211321
40-49117111
50-59113-11
60-6916-4
70+-10416
Not known----
Total783877
Sex
Male553556
Female230321
Unknown----
Total783877
Location
Adelaide430331
Country353546
Total783877



Fatalities - 2011 Year to Date

Driver Pass-
enger
Motor-
cyclist
Pillion
Passenger
Bicy-
clist
Pedes-
trian
Total
Ages
0-15-4----4
16-19311---5
20-24--1---1
25-291-3---4
30-39754--521
40-497-2-1111
50-596121-111
60-6921--1-4
70+74---516
Unknown-------
Total331613121277
Sex
Male25913-1856
Female87-11421
Total331613121277
Location
Adelaide886-2731
Country25871-546
Total331613121277

 

Fatal Crashes - 2010/2011 Comparison

AUGUST
2010
Year to Date
2010
AUGUST
2011
Year to Date
2011
Location
Adelaide430330
Country343541
Total773871
Vehicles
Single Vehicle342537
Multiple Vehicle431334
Total773871
Fatal Crashes
Single Fatality766867
Multiple Fatalities-7-4
Total773871
Vehicles Type Involved
Articulated Truck25-12
Rigid Truck-114
Bus-1--
Utility211215
4WD----
Car878660
Motorcycle-10215
Bicycle-4-2
Total Vehicles Involved1211011108



Fatal Crashes - 2011 Year to Date

Adelaide Country Total
Vehicles
Single Vehicle132437
Multiple Vehicle171734
Total304171
Fatalities
Single Fatality293867
Multiple Fatalities134
Total304171




Explanatory Notes
  1. Figures relating to the current year are provisional and are subject to revision when detailed Crash Reports are finalised.
  2. Enquiries regarding these statistics or related publications should be directed to Road Crash Information Unit on (08) 8343 2854, Transport Information Management Section.
  1. A road fatality occurs if a road crash results in the death, within 30 days, of any person involved in the crash .
  2. A fatal crash is any road crash which results in one or more fatalities.
  3. In this publication, "Adelaide" means the Adelaide Statistical Division.


Report also available on the TSA web site - http:www.transport.sa.gov.au/safety/road/road_use/roadcrash.asp