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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, August

Published: 22 May 2008

Road traffic accidents claimed 25 lives in April

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 460 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in April. In them, 25 persons were killed and 581 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 1 higher and that of persons injured 16 lower than in April 2007.

Of the persons who were killed, 18 travelled by passenger car, 1 by van and 4 by motorcycle. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered 2. Among those who died, 23 were men and 2 were women.

A total of 1 644 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to April period. In them, 94 persons were killed and 2 104 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 6 lower and that of persons injured 52 lower than in the corresponding period of 2007. Of the person who were killed, 68 travelled by passenger car, 1 by van and 4 by motorcycle. Pedestrians killed numbered 14 and cyclists 2. In addition, 5 other road user were killed.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 4/2008
Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Source: Road traffic accidents. Statistics Finland.

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Last updated 22.5.2008

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. April 2008. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2008/04/ton_2008_04_2008-05-22_tie_001_en.html