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Table 1 Base-line characteristics of non-injury crashes, deaths and injuries on the Addis Ababa - Adama/Hawassa main road from 2002-2011

From: Effectiveness of an improved road safety policy in Ethiopia: an interrupted time series study

Characteristics Number Percentage (%)
Severity of crashes (n = 4053)   
 Property damage only crashes 1,880 46.4
 Fatal crashes 1,193 29.4
 Non-fatal crashes 980 24.2
Fatalities and injuries   
 Fatalities (n = 1,392)   
 Pedestrians 800 57.5
 Vehicle occupants 445 32
 Drivers 147 10.5
 Injuries (n = 1,749)   
 Pedestrians 614 35.1
 Vehicle occupants 965 55.2
 Drivers 170 9.7
Types of crashes   
 Crash with other vehicles 1,645 40.6
 Pedestrian collision 1,335 32.9
 Rollover crash 651 16
 Crash with fixed objects 238 6
 Crash with animals and others 184 4.5
Time of the crash   
 Day time 2,795 69
 Night time 1,225 31