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The number of pedestrians injured or killed in traffic accidents reached a record low while the number of bicyclists injured or killed reached a record high during the warm season in New York City

The number of pedestrians injured or killed in a traffic accident in New York City over a period of 3 months reached a record low during the period of July, August and September 2015. 2186 pedestrians were injured during this period of time compared to 2270 during the same period of 2014 and 2710 during the same period of 2013. So far there were fewer pedestrians were injured in traffic accidents in 2015 than in 2014 or in 2013. 21 pedestrians died in a car accident this summer compared to 38 during the summer of 2014 and 39 during the summer of 2013.

Pedestrians injured and killed in New York City Traffic Accident over a trimester summer 2015

The number of people who suffered personal injury in a bicycle accident over a 3 month period reached a record high between July and September 2015 with a total of 1648 injuries compared to 1507 for the same period of 2014 and 1468 for the same period of 2013. More and more people are riding bicycles in New York City resulting in an increase in bicycle accident injuries. 8 people died in a bicycle accident this summer. This is the same as last summer. Over the year so far less people died in a bicycle accident in 2015 than in 2014.

Bicyclists injured and killed in New York City Bicycle Accident over a trimester summer 2015

 

The number of passengers injured in a car accident in NYC has been decreasing over the last 3 years and for every season. This summer, during the months of July, August and September 4121 passengers suffered personal injury in a car accident, compared to 5193 in 2014 and 5754 in 2014.  The number of passengers killed in a car accident during the warm season has been increasing every summer over the last 3 years in New York City. Between July and September 2015, 10 passengers died in a car accident in New York City compared to 9 for the same period of 2014 and 6 for the same period of 2013. So far more passengers died in a NYC car accident in 2015 than in 2014 or in 2013.

Passengers injured and killed in New York City Car Accident over a trimester summer 2015

 

6043 motorists suffered personal injury in a car accident in New York City this summer (July, August, September) compared to 4502 last summer and 4968 during the summer of 2013. It is the first time since the beginning of 2013 that the number of motorists injuries is above 6000. While more motorists were injured this summer, less died in a car accident. For the period of July, August and September 2015, 16 motorists died in a New York car accident, compared to 21 for the same period of 2014 and 36 for the same period of 2013.

Motorists injured and killed in New York Car Accident over a trimester summer 2015