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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, April

Published: 19 April 2012

Road traffic accidents claimed 21 lives in March

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 270 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in March. In them, 21 persons were killed and 321 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 7 higher and that of persons injured 135 lower than in March 2011.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 -3/2012. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 -3/2012. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 15 travelled by passenger car, 1 by van, 1 by lorry and 1 by moped. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered 1. In addition, 2 other road users were killed. Among those who died, 16 were men and 5 were women.

A total of 1,066 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to March period. In them, 65 persons were killed and 1,349 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 14 higher and that of persons injured 73 lower than in the corresponding period of 2011. Of the person who were killed, 48 travelled by passenger car, 2 by van, 2 by lorry, 1 by bus or coach and 1 by moped. Pedestrians killed numbered 7. In addition, 4 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 19.4.2012

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. March 2012. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.5.2019].
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