Every year in United Kingdom, thousands of road accidents occur due to negligence of the drivers, driving after alcohol consumption and violating the traffic rules. Road accident is the main reason for large number of deaths in UK every year. In the year 2011, more than 1,910 were killed and 24,560 individuals were seriously injured.
In 2009, the highest number of road accidents were recorded and more than 1,059 car users have died in road accident causalities. Over 500 pedestrians walking on the road were dead due to road accidents. Total number of accidents that were recorded in year 2009 are 163,554 of which 21,997 are serious injury cases.
For the year 2009, it was reported that more than 11,990 casualties were recored with a reason of driving with over alcohol limit. The road accident victims can claim for medical insurance and the person with head injury can get 21,000 Euros.
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