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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, April

Published: 23 April 2008

Road traffic accidents claimed 24 lives in March

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 340 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in March. In them, 24 persons were killed and 421 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 4 lower and that of persons injured 64 lower than in March 2007.

Of the persons who were killed, 17 travelled by passenger car. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered 4 and cyclists 1. In addition, 2 other road users were killed. Among those who died, 18 were men and 6 were women.

A total of 1 178 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to March period. In them, 69 persons were killed and 1 509 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 7 lower and that of persons injured 38 lower than in the corresponding period of 2007. Of the person who were killed, 50 travelled by passenger car. Pedestrians killed numbered 12 and cyclists 2. In addition, 5 other road users were killed.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 3/2008
Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Source: Road traffic accidents. Statistics Finland.

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Last updated 23.4.2008

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. March 2008. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.5.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2008/03/ton_2008_03_2008-04-23_tie_001_en.html