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Table 3 Mechanism of traffic injuries to pedal cyclists that resulted in death or hospital inpatient treatment (2003-2007)

From: Injuries to pedal cyclists on New Zealand roads, 1988-2007

Mechanism Overall Injuries
(%)
Serious Injuries
(%)
Collision with car, pick-up truck or van 25.51 38.49
Collision with heavy transport vehicle or bus 1.79 5.35
Collision with two- or three-wheeled motor vehicle 0.35 0.58
Collision with other non-motor vehicle 0.06 0.00
Collision with other pedal cycle 4.11 5.35
Collision with pedestrian or animal 1.00 1.30
Collision with fixed or stationary object 5.60 7.53
Noncollision transport crashes 40.35 33.57
Unspecified 21.23 8.10