MARCH 2017


Date of Issue: 3 Apr 2017


KEY FACTS:
  • 18 people have been killed on South Australian roads to date during 2017, compared with 19 during 2016.

  • 8 people have been killed to date in MARCH 2017.

  • 8 fatalities were males and none were female.
  • 5 were vehicle occupants, 2 were motorcycle riders and 1 was a pedestrian.

  • To date in MARCH 2017, there were 2 fatalities in the country and 6 in Adelaide.
  • Of the 8 fatal crashes to date in MARCH 2017, 7 involved a single vehicle and 1 involved more than one vehicle.

  • All 8 crashes involved a single fatality.

  • The heavy vehicle fatal crash involved Semitrailer.

  • The 2 utility_van fatal crashes involved Utility, Utility.

  • The 2 motorcycle fatal crashes involved Motorcycle/Pole - not Stobie, Station Wagon/Motorcycle.



Fatalities - 2014 to 2017

5 Year Average 2014 2015 2016 2017
(2012 - 2016)
Month
January981375
February55445
March1012388
April85910
May6787
June96117
July7944
August98116
September71177
October1091910
November88810
December102056
Total9810810286


Fatalities - 2016/2017 Comparison

MARCH
2016
Year to Date
2016
MARCH
2017
Year to Date
2017
Road User
Driver27510
Passenger24-2
Motorcyclist1322
Pillion Passenger----
Bicyclist12--
Pedestrian2314
Total819818
Age
0-1511-1
16-19--11
20-24--22
25-29-3--
30-391313
40-4936-2
50-59--22
60-691223
70+24-4
Not known----
Total819818
Sex
Male613813
Female26-5
Unknown----
Total819818
Location
Adelaide2969
Country61029
Total819818



Fatalities - 2017 Year to Date

Driver Pass-
enger
Motor-
cyclist
Pillion
Passenger
Bicy-
clist
Pedes-
trian
Total
Ages
0-15-----11
16-191-----1
20-24--2---2
25-29-------
30-39-1---23
40-491----12
50-592-----2
60-693-----3
70+31----4
Unknown-------
Total1022--418
Sex
Male812--213
Female21---25
Total1022--418
Location
Adelaide4-2--39
Country62---19
Total1022--418

 

Fatal Crashes - 2016/2017 Comparison

MARCH
2016
Year to Date
2016
MARCH
2017
Year to Date
2017
Location
Adelaide2769
Country5928
Total716817
Vehicles
Single Vehicle48712
Multiple Vehicle3815
Total716817
Fatal Crashes
Single Fatality614816
Multiple Fatalities12-1
Total716817
Vehicles Type Involved
Articulated Truck2213
Rigid Truck---1
Bus-1--
Utility-522
4WD----
Car613414
Motorcycle1322
Bicycle34--
Total Vehicles Involved1228922



Fatal Crashes - 2017 Year to Date

Adelaide Country Total
Vehicles
Single Vehicle7512
Multiple Vehicle235
Total9817
Fatalities
Single Fatality9716
Multiple Fatalities-11
Total9817




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