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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, April

Published: 23 April 2009

Road traffic accidents claimed 17 lives in March

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 331 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in March. In them, 17 persons were killed and 412 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 7 lower and that of persons injured 9 lower than in March 2008.

Of the persons who were killed, 13 travelled by passenger car and 1 by lorry. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered 1 and cyclists 1. In addition, 1 other road user was killed. Among those who died, 13 were men and 4 were women.

A total of 1 056 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to March period. In them, 54 persons were killed and 1 386 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 15 lower and that of persons injured 123 lower than in the corresponding period of 2008. Of the person who were killed, 36 travelled by passenger car, 4 by van and 3 by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered 9 and cyclists 1. In addition, 1 other road user was killed.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 3/2009
Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Source: Road traffic accidents. Statistics Finland.

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Last updated 23.4.2009

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. March 2009. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.5.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2009/03/ton_2009_03_2009-04-23_tie_001_en.html