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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, April

Published: 21 July 2016

Road traffic accidents claimed 20 lives in June

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 461 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in June. In them, 20 persons were killed and 593 persons injured. The number of persons killed was two higher and that of persons injured three higher than in June 2015.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 6/2016. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 6/2016. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 12 travelled by passenger car, one by moped, one by motorcycle and by lorry two. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered two and cyclists one. In addition, one other road user was killed. Among those who died, 16 were men and four were women.

A total of 2,089 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to June period. In them, 101 persons were killed and 2,634 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 17 lower and that of persons injured 118 lower than in the corresponding period of 2015. Of the persons who were killed, 71 travelled by passenger car, six by van, five by motorcycle, two by moped and three by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered eight and cyclists five. In addition, one other road user was 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 21.7.2016

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. June 2016. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 27.5.2019].
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