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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, September

Published: 22 October 2015

Road traffic accidents claimed 21 lives in September

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 475 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in September. In them, 21 persons were killed and 568 persons injured. The number of persons killed was two higher and that of persons injured 90 lower than in September 2014.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 9/2015. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 9/2015. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 12 travelled by passenger car, one by lorry and four by motorcycle. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered one and cyclists three. Among those who died, 17 were men and four were women.

A total of 3,772 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to September period. In them, 192 persons were killed and 4,697 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 27 higher and that of persons injured 303 lower than in the corresponding period of 2014. Of the persons who were killed, 109 travelled by passenger car, 10 by van, four by lorry, 19 by motorcycle and one by moped. Pedestrians killed numbered 22 and cyclists 19. In addition, eight 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: Mari Ylä-Jarkko

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Updated 22.10.2015

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. September 2015. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.10.2019].
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