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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, April

Published: 22 June 2011

Road traffic accidents claimed 27 lives in May

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 582 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in May. In them, 27 persons were killed and 723 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 6 higher and that of persons injured 35 higher than in May 2010.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985-5/2011. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985-5/2011. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 16 travelled by passenger car, 1 by van, 1 by lorry, 3 by motorcycle and 2 by moped. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered 2 and cyclists 1. In addition, 1 other road user was killed. Among those who died, 23 were men and 4 were women.

A total of 2,029 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to May period. In them, 90 persons were killed and 2,609 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 4 lower and that of persons injured 175 higher than in the corresponding period of 2010. Of the person who were killed, 65 travelled by passenger car, 3 by van, 3 by lorry, 3 by motorcycle and 2 by moped. Pedestrians killed numbered 9 and cyclists 3. In addition, 2 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 22.6.2011

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. May 2011. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.5.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2011/05/ton_2011_05_2011-06-22_tie_001_en.html