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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, September

Published: 15 November 2018

Road traffic accidents claimed 26 lives in October

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 377 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in October. In them, 26 persons were killed and 434 persons injured. The number of persons killed was four higher and that of persons injured 29 lower than in October 2017. The data were compared with the previous year's preliminary data.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 10/2018. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 10/2018. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 20 travelled by passenger car and one by van. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered two and cyclists three. Among those who died, 16 were men and 10 were women.

A total of 3,616 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to October period. In them, 185 persons were killed and 4,478 persons injured. The number of persons killed was three higher and that of persons injured 141 lower than in the corresponding period of 2017. Of the persons who were killed, 117 travelled by passenger car, four by van, three by moped, 23 by motorcycle, one by lorry and four by bus. Pedestrians killed numbered 15 and cyclists 13. In addition, five other road users were killed.


Source: Transport and Tourism: Statistics on road traffic accidents. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Irmeli Segerholm 029 551 3219, Mari Niemi 029 551 3516, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Director in charge: Mari Ylä-Jarkko

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Updated 15.11.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. October 2018. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.11.2019].
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