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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, October

Published: 22 May 2014

Road traffic accidents claimed 13 lives in April

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 370 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in April. In them, 13 persons were killed and 468 persons injured. The number of persons killed was six lower and that of persons injured 151 higher than in April 2013.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 4/2014. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 4/2014. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

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

A total of 1 356 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to April period. In them, 56 persons were killed and 1 707 persons injured. The number of persons killed was eight lower and that of persons injured 247 higher than in the corresponding period of 2013. Of the persons who were killed, 32 travelled by passenger car, three by van and two by moped. Pedestrians killed numbered nine and cyclists seven. In addition, three other road users were killed.


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

Inquiries: Raini Östlund 09 1734 3205, Mari Niemi 09 1734 3215, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 22.5.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. April 2014. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 11.12.2019].
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