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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, September

Published: 18 October 2018

Road traffic accidents claimed 19 lives in September

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 389 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in September. In them, 19 persons were killed and 440 persons injured. The number of persons killed was five higher and that of persons injured 73 lower than in September 2017.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 9/2018. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 9/2018. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, seven travelled by passenger car, one by van and two by motorcycle. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered five and cyclists three. In addition, one other road user was killed. Among those who died, 14 were men and five were women.

A total of 3,235 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to September period. In them, 159 persons were killed and 4,037 persons injured. The number of persons killed was one lower and that of persons injured 108 lower than in the corresponding period of 2017. Of the persons who were killed, 97 travelled by passenger car, three by van, three by moped, 23 by motorcycle, one by lorry and four by bus. Pedestrians killed numbered 13 and cyclists 10. 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 18.10.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. September 2018. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.10.2019].
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