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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, August

Published: 23 May 2013

Road traffic accidents claimed 19 lives in April

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 265 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in April. In them, 19 persons were killed and 317 persons injured. The number of persons killed was four higher and that of persons injured 82 lower than in April 2012.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 4/2013. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 4/2013. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, ten travelled by passenger car and three by motorcycle. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered two and cyclists two. In addition, two other road users were killed. Among those who died, 14 were men and five were women.

A total of 1,121 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to April period. In them, 64 persons were killed and 1,460 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 17 lower and that of persons injured 299 lower than in the corresponding period of 2012. Of the person who were killed, 43 travelled by passenger car, one by van, one by lorry and three by motorcycle. Pedestrians killed numbered six and cyclists three. In addition, seven 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 23.5.2013

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. April 2013. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.10.2019].
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