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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, April

Published: 26 January 2017

Road traffic accidents claimed 15 lives in December

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 348 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in December. In them, 15 persons were killed and 476 persons injured. The number of persons killed was two lower and that of persons injured 78 lower than in December 2015.

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

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

Of the persons who were killed, six travelled by passenger car, three by van, one by moped and one by lorry. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered three and cyclists one. Among those who died 12 were men and three were women.

A total of 4,709 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to December period. In them, 240 persons were killed and 5,881 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 17 lower and that of persons injured 492 lower than in the corresponding period of 2015. Of the persons who were killed, 145 travelled by passenger car, 13 by van, five by moped, 16 by motorcycle and five by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered 27 and cyclists 19. In addition, 10 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 26.1.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. December 2016. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.5.2019].
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