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14 killed in road mishaps in October

20 Nov 2019, 04:16 ( 21 days ago) | updated: 20 Nov 2019, 10:44 ( 21 days ago)

DF Report
Photo Source: Helsinki Police.

Fourteen persons were killed and 414 other injured in 340 road accidents across the country in October, according to the Statistics Finland.

The number of persons killed was 12 lower and that of persons injured 20 lower than the corresponding figures in October 2018.

Of the persons who were killed, 11 travelled by passenger car and two by van. In addition, one other road user was killed. Among those who died, 10 were men and four were women.

A total of 182 persons were killed and 4,225 other injured in 3,357 road traffic accidents from January to October.

The number of persons killed was three lower and that of persons injured 253 lower than in the corresponding period of 2018.

Of the persons who were killed, 106 travelled by passenger car, 10 by van, three by moped, 25 by motorcycle and three by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered 12 and cyclists 15. In addition, eight other road users were killed.