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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, September

Published: 16 June 2016

Road traffic accidents claimed 18 lives in May

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 497 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in May. In them, 18 persons were killed and 585 persons injured. The number of persons killed was four lower and that of persons injured six lower than in May 2015.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 5/2016 Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 5/2016 Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, eight travelled by passenger car, three by van and four by motorcycle. Cyclists killed in road traffic accidents numbered three. Among those who died, 16 were men and two were women.

A total of 1 622 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to May period. In them, 81 persons were killed and 2 035 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 19 lower and that of persons injured 127 lower than in the corresponding period of 2015. Of the persons who were killed, 59 travelled by passenger car, six by van, one by moped, four by motorcycle and one by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered six and cyclists 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 16.6.2016

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. May 2016. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2016/05/ton_2016_05_2016-06-16_tie_001_en.html