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Highways Economics Note No. 1

2005 Valuation of the Benefits of Prevention of Road Accidents and Casualties
January 2007 – Department for Transport

Table 1: Average value of prevention per casualty by severity and element of cost

Injury severity Lost output Human costs Medical and ambulance TOTAL
Fatal 490,960 936,380 840 1,428,180
Serious 18,920 130,110 11,460 160,480
Slight 2,000 9,530 850 12,370
Average, all casualties 9,580 33,360 1,980 44,920