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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, September

Published: 25 August 2016

Road traffic accidents claimed 23 lives in July

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 453 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in July. In them, 23 persons were killed and 566 persons injured. The number of persons killed was one higher and that of persons injured 118 lower than in July 2015.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 7/2016. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 7/2016. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 14 travelled by passenger car, two by van, four by motorcycle and one by lorry. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered one. In addition, one other road user was killed. Among those who died, 20 were men and three were women.

A total of 2,548 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to July period. In them, 126 persons were killed and 3,205 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 14 lower and that of persons injured 231 lower than in the corresponding period of 2015. Of the persons who were killed, 86 travelled by passenger car, eight by van, nine by motorcycle, two by moped and four by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered nine and cyclists five. In addition, three 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 25.8.2016

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