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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, September

Published: 25 March 2010

Road traffic accidents claimed 21 lives in February

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 367 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in February. In them, 21 persons were killed and 501 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 6 higher and that of persons injured 92 higher than in February 2009.

Of the persons who were killed, 11 travelled by passenger car, 4 by van and 1 by lorry. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered 3. In addition, 2 other road users were killed. Among those who died, 14 were men and 7 were women.

A total of 672 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to February period. In them, 31 persons were killed and 902 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 7 lower and that of persons injured 68 lower than in the corresponding period of 2009. Of the person who were killed, 18 travelled by passenger car, 4 by van, 1 by lorry and 1 by moped. Pedestrians killed numbered 4. In addition, 3 other road users were killed.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 2/2010. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 2/2010. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Source: Transport and Tourism: Road traffic accidents. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.3.2010

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. February 2010. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2010/02/ton_2010_02_2010-03-25_tie_001_en.html