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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, September

Published: 19 May 2016

Road traffic accidents claimed 15 lives in April

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 300 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in April. In them, 15 persons were killed and 394 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 10 lower and that of persons injured 21 higher than in April 2015.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 4/2016 Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 4/2016 Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 12 travelled by passenger car and one by van and one by moped. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered one. Among those who died, 13 were men and two were women.

A total of 1,116 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to April period. In them, 63 persons were killed and 1,441 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 13 lower and that of persons injured 100 lower than in the corresponding period of 2015. Of the persons who were killed, 52 travelled by passenger car, two by van, one by moped and one by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered six and cyclists one.


Source: Transport and Tourism: Statistics on road traffic accidents. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Tiina Karppanen 029 551 2656, Matti Kokkonen 029 551 3770, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Director in charge: Mari Ylä-Jarkko

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Updated 19.5.2016

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. April 2016. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2016/04/ton_2016_04_2016-05-19_tie_001_en.html