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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, September

Published: 20 March 2014

Road traffic accidents claimed 13 lives in February

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 288 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in February. In them, 13 persons were killed and 392 persons injured. The number of persons killed was seven higher and that of persons injured 50 higher than in February 2013.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 2/2014. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 2/2014. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 11 travelled by passenger car. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered one. In addition, one other road user was killed. Among those who died, ten were men and three were women.

A total of 631 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to February period. In them, 27 persons were killed and 809 persons injured. The number of persons killed was two higher and that of persons injured 55 higher than in the corresponding period of 2013. Of the persons who were killed, 21 travelled by passenger car and two by van. Pedestrians killed numbered three. In addition, one other road user was 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 20.3.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. February 2014. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.10.2019].
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