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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, September

Published: 19 April 2018

Road traffic accidents claimed 13 lives in March

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 237 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in March. In them, 13 persons were killed and 320 persons injured. The number of persons killed was five lower and that of persons injured seven lower than in March 2017.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 3/2018. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 3/2018. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 11 travelled by passenger car. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered one. In addition, one other road user was killed. Among those who died, eight were men and five were women.

A total of 769 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to March period. In them, 40 persons were killed and 1,013 persons injured. The number of persons killed was seven lower and that of persons injured 134 lower than in the corresponding period of 2017. Of the persons who were killed, 30 travelled by passenger car, one by van and one by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered six. In addition, two 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 19.4.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. March 2018. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.10.2019].
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