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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, August

Published: 21 November 2013

Road traffic accidents claimed 13 lives in October

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 468 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in October. In them, 13 persons were killed and 607 persons injured. The number of persons killed was two lower and that of persons injured one lower than in October 2012.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 -10/2013. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 -10/2013. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, six travelled by passenger car and one by lorry. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered five and cyclists one. Among those who died, ten were men and three were women.

A total of 4,398 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to October period. In them, 208 persons were killed and 5,521 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 19 lower and that of persons injured 385 lower than in the corresponding period of 2012. Of the persons who were killed, 125 travelled by passenger car, four by lorry, five by van, 24 by motorcycle and three by moped. Pedestrians killed numbered 21 and cyclists 19. In addition, seven other road users were killed.


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

Inquiries: Matti Kokkonen 09 1734 3770, Mari Niemi 09 1734 3215, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 21.11.2013

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. October 2013. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.10.2019].
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