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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, April

Published: 23 September 2010

Road traffic accidents claimed 26 lives in August

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 667 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in August. In them, 26 persons were killed and 821 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 1 higher and that of persons injured 101 lower than in August 2009.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 8/2010. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 8/2010. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 19 travelled by passenger car, 1 by van and 1 by motorcycle. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered 1 and cyclists 4. Among those who died, 19 were men and 7 were women.

A total of 4,009 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to August period. In them, 185 persons were killed and 5,060 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 5 lower and that of persons injured 310 lower than in the corresponding period of 2009. Of the person who were killed, 113 travelled by passenger car, 5 by van, 3 by lorry, 13 by motorcycle and 5 by moped. Pedestrians killed numbered 20 and cyclists 18. In addition, 8 other road users were killed.


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

Inquiries: Raini Östlund (09) 1734 3205, Mari Törmänen (09) 1734 3215, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 23.9.2010

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. August 2010. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.5.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2010/08/ton_2010_08_2010-09-23_tie_001_en.html