FOI request detail


Request ID: FOI-1352-1920
Date published: 12 August 2019

You asked

1) How many child pedestrians became casualties on London's roads in 2018? 2) How many of them died? 3) How many children were victims of "hit and run" in London in 2018? 4) How many of them died?

We answered

TfL Ref: 1352-1920

Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 5 August 2019 asking for information about London child road accident casualties in 2018.

Your request has been considered in accordance with the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act and our information access policy.  I can confirm that we hold the information you require.

Part of the information you have requested on child pedestrian casualty numbers by severity is available on our website in the 2018 end of year factsheet which you can access using the following link:

In accordance with section 21 of the FOI Act, we are not obliged to supply you with a copy of the requested information as it is already accessible to you elsewhere.

Please see the information below for the information not published on our website:

How many children were victims of "hit and run" in London in 2018?  391 (NB the child casualty may not have been in direct conflict with the vehicle that hit and ran but were injured in collisions that involved one or more hit and run vehicle)

How many of them died?  0

If this is not the information you are looking for, or if you are unable to access it for any reason, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Please see the attached information sheet for details of your right to appeal as well as information on copyright and what to do if you would like to re-use any of the information we have disclosed.

Yours sincerely

Sara Thomas

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London

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