Statistics on road traffic accidents

Transport and Tourism 2017
Statistics on road traffic accidents
Road traffic accidents claimed 10 lives in January
According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 337 accidents involving personal injury
happened in road traffic in January. In them, 10 persons were killed and 430 persons injured.
The number of persons killed was six lower and that of persons injured one higher than in January
Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 1/2017. Deaths in the
past 12 months by month
Of the persons who were killed, five travelled by passenger car and one by lorry. Pedestrians killed in
road traffic accidents numbered two. In addition, two other road users were killed. Among those who died,
nine were men and one was a woman.
Helsinki 23.2.2017
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Transport and Tourism 2017
Irmeli Segerholm
Matti Kokkonen
Director in charge:
Mari Ylä-Jarkko
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Source: Transport and Tourism: Statistics on road traffic accidents. Statistics Finland
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