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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, April

Published: 18 April 2013

Road traffic accidents claimed 19 lives in March

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 289 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in March. In them, 19 persons were killed and 383 persons injured. The number of persons killed was two lower and that of persons injured 62 higher than in March 2012.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 3/2013. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 3/2013. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 12 travelled by passenger car, one by van and one by lorry. Cyclists killed in road traffic accidents numbered one. In addition, four other road users were killed. Among those who died, 15 were men and four were women.

A total of 853 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to March period. In them, 45 persons were killed and 1.140 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 20 lower and that of persons injured 209 lower than in the corresponding period of 2012. Of the persons who were killed, 33 travelled by passenger car, one by van and one by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered four and cyclists one. In addition, five other road users were killed.


Source: Transport and Tourism: Statistics on road traffic accidents. Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 18.4.2013

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. March 2013. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.5.2019].
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