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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, August

Published: 20 October 2016

Road traffic accidents claimed 19 lives in September

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 497 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in September. In them, 19 persons were killed and 626 persons injured. The number of persons killed was three lower and that of persons injured 47 higher than in September 2015.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 9/2016. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 9/2016. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, eight travelled by passenger car, one by moped and two by motorcycle. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered five and cyclists one. In addition, two other road users were killed. Among those who died, 17 were men and two were women.

A total of 3,569 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to September period. In them, 172 persons were killed and 4,464 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 28 lower and that of persons injured 293 lower than in the corresponding period of 2015. Of the persons who were killed, 108 travelled by passenger car, eight by van, 14 by motorcycle, four by moped and four by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered 16 and cyclists 11. In addition, seven 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 20.10.2016

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