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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, September

Published: 19 November 2015

Road traffic accidents claimed 27 lives in October

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 435 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in October. In them, 27 persons were killed and 506 persons injured. The number of persons killed was nine higher and that of persons injured 41 lower than in October 2014.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 10/2015. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 10/2015. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 21 travelled by passenger car, two by van, one by lorry and one by motorcycle. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered two. Among those who died, 26 were men and one was a woman.

A total of 4,215 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to October period. In them, 220 persons were killed and 5,211 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 37 higher and that of persons injured 336 lower than in the corresponding period of 2014. Of the persons who were killed, 131 travelled by passenger car, 12 by van, five by lorry, 20 by motorcycle and one by moped. Pedestrians killed numbered 24 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 19.11.2015

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. October 2015. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.10.2019].
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