Road traffic accidents claimed 8 lives in November
290 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in November. In them, 8 persons were killed and 341 persons were injured, according to Statistics Finland's preliminary data.
The number of persons killed was six lower and that of persons injured 74 lower than in November 2018. The data were compared with the previous year's preliminary data.
Of the persons who were killed, seven traveled by passenger car. Cyclists killed in road traffic accidents numbered one. Among those who died, seven were men and one woman.
January to November
A total of 3,654 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to November period. In them, 194 persons were killed and 4,565 persons injured. The number of persons killed was six lower and that of persons injured 332 lower than in the corresponding period of 2018.
Of the persons who were killed, 114 traveled by passenger car, 10 by van, three by moped, 25 by motorcycle and three by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered 13 and cyclists 17. In addition, nine other road users were killed.