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Published: 18 March 2022

Road traffic accidents claimed 10 lives in February

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 185 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in February 2022. In them, 10 persons were killed and 250 persons injured. The number of persons killed was one higher and that of persons injured 90 higher than in February 2021. The data were compared with the previous year's preliminary data.

Deaths in road traffic accidents in the past 12 months, 1/1985 - 2/2022 preliminary data by month

Deaths in road traffic accidents in the past 12 months, 1/1985 - 2/2022 preliminary data by month

Of the persons who were killed, 10 travelled by passenger car. Among those who died, five were men and five were women.

A total of 386 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to February period. In them, 20 persons were killed and 496 persons injured. The number of persons killed was three lower and that of persons injured 79 higher than in the corresponding period of 2021. Of the persons who were killed, 18 travelled by passenger car. Pedestrians killed numbered two.


Source: Statistics on road traffic accidents, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Mervi Härkönen 029 551 3254, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Head of Department in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 18.3.2022

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. February 2022. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 7.8.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2022/02/ton_2022_02_2022-03-18_tie_001_en.html