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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, April

Published: 18 June 2014

Road traffic accidents claimed 13 lives in May

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 447 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in May. In them, 13 persons were killed and 555 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 16 lower and that of persons injured 73 lower than in may 2013.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 5/2014. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 5/2014. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, eight travelled by passenger car and one by motorcycle. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered two and cyclists two. Among those who died, nine were men and four were women.

A total of 1 810 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to May period. In them, 70 persons were killed and 2 270 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 24 lower and that of persons injured 176 higher than in the corresponding period of 2013. Of the persons who were killed, 41 travelled by passenger car, three by van, one by motorcycle and two by moped. Pedestrians killed numbered 11 and cyclists nine. In addition, three other road users were killed.


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

Inquiries: Irmeli Segerholm 029 551 3219, Mari Niemi 029 551 3215, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 18.6.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. May 2014. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.5.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2014/05/ton_2014_05_2014-06-18_tie_001_en.html