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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, September

Published: 24 April 2014

Road traffic accidents claimed 12 lives in March

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 346 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in March. In them, 12 persons were killed and 420 persons injured. The number of persons killed was seven lower and that of persons injured 37 higher than in March 2013.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 3/2014. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 3/2014. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, six travelled by passenger car and one by moped. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered two and cyclists one. In addition, two other road users were killed. Among those who died, 11 were men and one was a woman.

A total of 983 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to March period. In them, 42 persons were killed and 1 232 persons injured. The number of persons killed was three lower and that of persons injured 92 higher than in the corresponding period of 2013. Of the persons who were killed, 29 travelled by passenger car, two by van and one by moped. Pedestrians killed numbered six and cyclists one. In addition, three 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 24.4.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. March 2014. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.10.2019].
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