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Finland recorded 24 dead and 502 injured in road accidents in July

Among those who died, 20 were men and 4 were women
A crashed car in an accident. Photo: Foreigner.fi.
A crashed car in an accident. Photo: Foreigner.fi.

Finnish authorities recorded 398 accidents involving personal injury that occurred in July 2021.

In them, 24 people were killed and 502 injured, according to Statistics Finland's data.

Screenshot 2021-08-19 at 09-07-27 Statistics Finland - Statistics on road traffic accidentsSource: Statistics Finland.

The number of people killed was one lower and that of persons injured 112 higher than in July 2020.

Of the persons who were killed, 10 traveled by passenger car, 2 by van and 10 by motorcycle. Cyclists killed in road traffic accidents numbered 2.

Among those who died, 20 were men and four were women.

January-July

According to Statistics Finland, a total of 1,692 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to July period.

In them, 112 people were killed and 2,073 people injured.

The number of people killed was 15 lower and that of people injured 287 lower than in the corresponding period of 2020.

Of the people who were killed, 62 traveled by passenger car, 8 by van, 2 by moped, 17 by motorcycle and 2 by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered 12 and cyclists 6. In addition, 3 other road users were killed.

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