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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2017, October

Published: 19 October 2017

Road traffic accidents claimed 14 lives in September

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 415 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in September. In them, 14 persons were killed and 513 persons injured. The number of persons killed was five lower and that of persons injured 113 lower than in September 2016.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 9/2017. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 9/2017. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, eight travelled by passenger car, one by moped and three by motorcycle. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered one. In addition, one other road user was killed. Among those who died, 13 were men and one was a woman.

A total of 3,303 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to September period. In them, 160 persons were killed and 4,145 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 12 lower and that of persons injured 319 lower than in the corresponding period of 2016. Of the persons who were killed, 92 travelled by passenger car, eight by van, three by moped, 12 by motorcycle, five by lorry and two by bus. Pedestrians killed numbered 19 and cyclists nine. 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: Sami Saarikivi

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Updated 19.10.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. September 2017. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.12.2017].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2017/09/ton_2017_09_2017-10-19_tie_001_en.html

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