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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, September

Published: 24 November 2016

Road traffic accidents claimed 23 lives in October

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 387 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in October. In them, 23 persons were killed and 448 persons injured. The number of persons killed was six lower and that of persons injured 70 lower than in October 2015.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 10/2016. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 10/2016. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 16 travelled by passenger car and one by motorcycle. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered three and cyclists two. In addition, one other road user was killed. Among those who died, 18 were men and 5 were women.

A total of 3,962 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to October period. In them, 196 persons were killed and 4,917 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 33 lower and that of persons injured 358 lower than in the corresponding period of 2015. Of the persons who were killed, 124 travelled by passenger car, eight by van, 15 by motorcycle, four by moped and four by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered 19 and cyclists 14. In addition, eight 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 24.11.2016

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. October 2016. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.10.2019].
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