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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2018, May

Published: 17 May 2018

Road traffic accidents claimed 17 lives in April

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 251 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in April. In them, 17 persons were killed and 330 persons injured. The number of persons killed was one higher and that of persons injured 30 lower than in April 2017.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 4/2018. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 4/2018. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 13 travelled by passenger car, one by moped and two by motorcycle. In addition, one other road user was killed. Among those who died, 15 were men and two were women.

A total of 1,021 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to April period. In them, 57 persons were killed and 1,344 persons injured. The number of persons killed was six lower and that of persons injured 164 lower than in the corresponding period of 2017. Of the persons who were killed, 43 travelled by passenger car, one by van, one by moped, two by motorcycle and one by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered six. In addition, three 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: Mari Ylä-Jarkko

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Updated 17.5.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. April 2018. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.7.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2018/04/ton_2018_04_2018-05-17_tie_001_en.html

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