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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, August

Published: 21 May 2015

Road traffic accidents claimed 25 lives in April

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 296 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in April. In them, 25 persons were killed and 373 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 12 higher and that of persons injured 95 lower than in April 2014.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 4/2015. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 4/2015. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 18 travelled by passenger car and one by lorry. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered four and cyclists two. Among those who died, 18 were men and seven were women.

A total of 1,215 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to April period. In them, 76 persons were killed and 1,541 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 20 higher and that of persons injured 166 lower than in the corresponding period of 2014. Of the persons who were killed, 51 travelled by passenger car, three by van and two by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered 13 and cyclists four. 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, Matti Kokkonen 029 551 3770, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 21.5.2015

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. April 2015. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2015/04/ton_2015_04_2015-05-21_tie_001_en.html