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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, September

Published: 20 August 2015

Road traffic accidents claimed 20 lives in July

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 508 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in July. In them, 20 persons were killed and 669 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 10 lower and that of persons injured 159 lower than in July 2014.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 7/2015. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 7/2015. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

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

A total of 2,665 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to July period. In them, 135 persons were killed and 3,386 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 10 higher and that of persons injured 264 lower than in the corresponding period of 2014. Of the persons who were killed, 81 travelled by passenger car, nine by van, three by lorry, seven by motorcycle and one by moped. Pedestrians killed numbered 16 and cyclists 11. In addition, seven 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: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 20.8.2015

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. July 2015. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.11.2019].
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