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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, September

Published: 23 July 2015

Road traffic accidents claimed 17 lives in June

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 457 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in June. In them, 17 persons were killed and 579 persons injured. The number of persons killed was seven lower and that of persons injured 33 higher than in June 2014.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 6/2015. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 6/2015. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 11 travelled by passenger car and two by van. Cyclists killed in road traffic accidents numbered two. In addition, two other road users were killed. Among those who died, 13 were men and four were women.

A total of 2,149 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to June period. In them, 114 persons were killed and 2,709 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 19 higher and that of persons injured 113 lower than in the corresponding period of 2014. Of the persons who were killed, 74 travelled by passenger car, seven by van, two by lorry and four by motorcycle. Pedestrians killed numbered 13 and cyclists eight. In addition, six 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 23.7.2015

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. June 2015. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2015/06/ton_2015_06_2015-07-23_tie_001_en.html