Editions:  Austria · Denmark · France · Germany · Italy · Norway · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland
Advertisement

Two die in accident near Kalmar

Share this article

12:34 CEST+02:00
Two people have died and six have been seriously injured in a major car accident on the E22 highway near Kalmar on Friday morning. Five ambulances and three fire engines were sent to the scene.

Three cars were involved in the crash, on a stretch of the E22 between Kalmar and Rockneby, in the southwest of Sweden.

According to Svenska Dagbladet, Kalmar police say the accident was caused when a trailer being pulled by a car started to sway. The car behind the trailer crashed into it, and then another car did the same.

It is not yet known what caused the crash. Traffic on the E22 was stopped, and southbound traffic was being diverted via Läckeby. Police said shortly before 12 pm that northbound traffic would soon be moving again.

Get notified about breaking news on The Local

Share this article

Advertisement

From our sponsors

Zagreb: Spend this summer in Croatia's vibrant capital city

Lush green parks throughout the city centre, imposing heritage buildings, real Central European cafe society and Mediterranean style hospitality. Welcome to Zagreb, Croatia's stunning capital!

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Popular articles

Advertisement
Advertisement