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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2018, September

Published: 19 December 2017

Road traffic accidents claimed 19 lives in November

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 372 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in November. In them, 19 persons were killed and 489 persons injured. The number of persons killed was two lower and that of persons injured 29 higher than in November 2016.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 11/2017. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 11/2017. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 13 travelled by passenger car, one by van and one by lorry. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered three and cyclists one. Among those who died, 14 were men and five were women.

A total of 4,060 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to November period. In them, 200 persons were killed and 5,117 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 20 lower and that of persons injured 267 lower than in the corresponding period of 2016. Of the persons who were killed, 117 travelled by passenger car, 10 by van, four by moped, 12 by motorcycle, nine by lorry and one by bus. Pedestrians killed numbered 25 and cyclists 11. In addition, 11 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: Sami Saarikivi

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Updated 19.12.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. November 2017. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.10.2018].
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