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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, August

Published: 25 July 2013

Road traffic accidents claimed 29 lives in June

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 558 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in June. In them, 29 persons were killed and 697 persons injured. The number of persons killed was five higher and that of persons injured 59 higher than in June 2012.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 6/2013. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 6/2013. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 21 travelled by passenger car, one by van and five by motorcycle. Cyclists killed in road traffic accidents numbered one. In addition, one other road user was killed. Among those who died, 23 were men and six were women.

A total of 2,209 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to June period. In them, 120 persons were killed and 2,796 persons injured. The number of persons killed was eight lower and that of persons injured 209 lower than in the corresponding period of 2012. Of the persons who were killed, 77 travelled by passenger car, four by van, three by lorry, 12 by motorcycle and one by moped. Pedestrians killed numbered nine and cyclists nine. 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 25.7.2013

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