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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, September

Published: 23 April 2015

Road traffic accidents claimed 19 lives in March

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 324 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in March. In them, 19 persons were killed and 388 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 7 higher and that of persons injured 32 lower than in March 2014.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 3/2015. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 3/2015. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 13 travelled by passenger car and 1 by van. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered 2 and cyclists 2. In addition, 1 other road user was killed. Among those who died, 14 were men and 5 were women.

A total of 918 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to March period. In them, 51 persons were killed and 1,165 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 9 higher and that of persons injured 67 lower than in the corresponding period of 2014. Of the persons who were killed, 33 travelled by passenger car, 3 by van and 1 by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered 9 and cyclists 2. In addition, 3 other road users were killed.


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

Inquiries: Tiina Karppanen 029 551 2656, Mari Niemi 029 551 3215, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 23.4.2015

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. March 2015. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2015/03/ton_2015_03_2015-04-23_tie_001_en.html