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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, September

Published: 24 July 2008

Road traffic accidents claimed 22 lives in June

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 677 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in June. In them, 22 persons were killed and 865 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 23 lower and that of persons injured 59 lower than in June 2007.

Of the persons who were killed, 16 travelled by passenger car, 1 by motorcycle and 1 by moped. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered 3 and cyclists 1 . Among those who died, 15 were men and 7 were women.

A total of 2 984 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to June period. In them, 139 persons were killed and 3 772 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 39 lower and that of persons injured 54 lower than in the corresponding period of 2007. Of the person who were killed, 100 travelled by passenger car, 1 by van, 8 by motorcycle and 2 by moped. Pedestrians killed numbered 19 and cyclists 4. In addition, 5 other road user were killed.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 6/2008
Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Source: Road traffic accidents. Statistics Finland.

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Last updated 24.7.2008

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. June 2008. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2008/06/ton_2008_06_2008-07-24_tie_001_en.html