Only one pedestrian was killed in traffic at the beginning of the year.
Personal injuries in traffic decreased significantly in the first half of the year compared to the same period last year, police say.
Accidents resulting in personal injuries and traffic fatalities that came to light in January-February both decreased by about a third from a year ago, preliminary data show.
The number of pedestrians and car passengers injured in traffic decreased in January-February by almost half from the previous year.
– Only one pedestrian was killed in traffic at the beginning of the year, which is considerably less than at the same time in previous years, says a police data analyst Mika Sutela in the bulletin.
The corona period has probably also contributed to the fact that traffic volumes in Finland at the beginning of the year were about one-fifth lower than last year.
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