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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2017, August

Published: 20 July 2017

Road traffic accidents claimed 16 lives in June

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 403 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in June. In them, 16 persons were killed and 513 persons injured. The number of persons killed was seven lower and that of persons injured 88 lower than in June 2016.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 6/2017. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 6/2017. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 11 travelled by passenger car, one by van, one by moped and one by motorcycle. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered one and cyclists one. Among those who died, 12 were men and four were women.

A total of 1,977 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to June period. In them, 109 persons were killed and 2,514 persons injured. The number of persons killed was three lower and that of persons injured 127 lower than in the corresponding period of 2016. Of the persons who were killed, 68 travelled by passenger car, six by van, two by moped, three by motorcycle and four by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered 14 and cyclists five. 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: Sami Saarikivi

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Updated 20.7.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. June 2017. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.10.2017].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2017/06/ton_2017_06_2017-07-20_tie_001_en.html

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