APRIL 2017


Date of Issue: 1 May 2017



KEY FACTS:
  • 28 people have been killed on South Australian roads to date during 2017, compared with 29 during 2016.


  • 9 people have been killed to date in APRIL 2017.

  • 6 fatalities were males and 3 were females.

  • 8 were vehicle occupants and 1 was a motorcycle rider.

  • To date in APRIL 2017, there were 4 fatalities in the country and 5 in Adelaide.
  • Of the 8 fatal crashes to date in APRIL 2017, 2 involved a single vehicle and 6 involved more than one vehicle.

  • 7 crashes involved a single fatality and 1 involved multiple fatalities.

  • The heavy vehicle fatal crash involved Car Sedan/Semitrailer.

  • The 2 utility_van fatal crashes involved Utility, Car Sedan/Utility.

  • The motorcycle fatal crash involved Car Sedan/Motorcycle.


Fatalities - 2014 to 2017

5 Year Average 2014 2015 2016 2017
(2012 - 2016)
Month
January981375
February55445
March1012389
April859109
May6787
June96117
July7944
August98116
September71177
October1091910
November88810
December102056
Total9810810286


Fatalities - 2016/2017 Comparison

APRIL
2016
Year to Date
2016
APRIL
2017
Year to Date
2017
Road User
Driver613818
Passenger48-2
Motorcyclist-314
Pillion Passenger----
Bicyclist-2--
Pedestrian-3-4
Total1029928
Age
0-1523-1
16-19--12
20-2422-2
25-29-311
30-391414
40-4917-2
50-59--24
60-691325
70+3727
Not known----
Total1029928
Sex
Male316620
Female71338
Unknown----
Total1029928
Location
Adelaide211514
Country818414
Total1029928



Fatalities - 2017 Year to Date

Driver Pass-
enger
Motor-
cyclist
Pillion
Passenger
Bicy-
clist
Pedes-
trian
Total
Ages
0-15-----11
16-192-----2
20-24--2---2
25-291-----1
30-3911---24
40-491----12
50-594-----4
60-694-1---5
70+511---7
Unknown-------
Total1824--428
Sex
Male1314--220
Female51---28
Total1824--428
Location
Adelaide9-2--314
Country922--114
Total1824--428

 

Fatal Crashes - 2016/2017 Comparison

APRIL
2016
Year to Date
2016
APRIL
2017
Year to Date
2017
Location
Adelaide29413
Country514413
Total723826
Vehicles
Single Vehicle412214
Multiple Vehicle311612
Total723826
Fatal Crashes
Single Fatality620724
Multiple Fatalities1312
Total723826
Vehicles Type Involved
Articulated Truck1314
Rigid Truck11-1
Bus-1--
Utility1624
4WD----
Car7201025
Motorcycle-314
Bicycle-4--
Total Vehicles Involved10381438



Fatal Crashes - 2017 Year to Date

Adelaide Country Total
Vehicles
Single Vehicle8614
Multiple Vehicle5712
Total131326
Fatalities
Single Fatality121224
Multiple Fatalities112
Total131326




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 Safe Systems and Crash Investigation Unit on (08) 8343 2854, Safety Strategy 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" refers to the Greater Adelaide Statistical Division.


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