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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, April

Published: 25 August 2011

Road traffic accidents claimed 29 lives in July

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 726 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in July. In them, 29 persons were killed and 917 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 11 lower and that of persons injured 1 lower than in July 2010.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985–7/2011. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985–7/2011. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 22 travelled by passenger car, 3 by motorcycle and 1 by moped. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered 2 and cyclists 1. Among those who died, 23 were men and 6 were women.

A total of 3,486 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to July period. In them, 159 persons were killed and 4,452 persons injured. The number of persons killed was the same as in the corresponding period of 2010 and that of persons injured 223 higher. Of the persons who were killed, 105 travelled by passenger car, 4 by lorry, 6 by van, 14 by motorcycle and 5 by moped. Pedestrians killed numbered 16 and cyclists 6. In addition, 3 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 25.8.2011

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. July 2011. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.5.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2011/07/ton_2011_07_2011-08-25_tie_001_en.html