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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2021, March

Published: 19 February 2009

Road traffic accidents claimed 22 lives in January

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 422 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in January. In them, 22 persons were killed and 559 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 2 higher and that of persons injured 23 lower than in January 2008.

Of the persons who were killed, 14 travelled by passenger car, 3 by van and 2 by lorry. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered 3. Among those who died, 16 were men and 6 were women.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 1/2009
Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Source: Road traffic accidents. Statistics Finland.

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Last updated 19.2.2009

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. January 2009. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.5.2021].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2009/01/ton_2009_01_2009-02-19_tie_001_en.html