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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, August

Published: 24 March 2016

Road traffic accidents claimed 19 lives in February

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 270 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in February. In them, 19 persons were killed and 340 persons injured. The number of persons killed was five higher and that of persons injured 16 higher than in February 2015.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 2/2016. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 2/2016. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 15 travelled by passenger car, one by van and one by lorry. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered four. Among those who died, 14 were men and five were women.

A total of 600 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to February period. In them, 35 persons were killed and 770 persons injured. The number of persons killed was four higher and that of persons injured two higher than in the corresponding period of 2015. Of the persons who were killed, 29 travelled by passenger car, one by van and one by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered four.


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 24.3.2016

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. February 2016. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.10.2019].
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