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Five hurt in school taxi accident

Two children sustained injuries when a school taxi ran off the road in Espoo on Thursday morning.

Kauklahdenväylän kolarissa vaurioitunutta rekkaa hinataan pois onnettomuuspaikalta.
The tractor-trailer was towed away after the crash. Image: Yle

The minibus ran into a ditch on Kauklahdenväylä route after colliding with a semi-truck.

Two children were taken to the paediatric Lastenklinikka hospital in Helsinki for treatment. Two other kids and the driver were taken to another hospital for observation. The children range in age from 6 to 12.

The accident occurred around 8am. Emergency crews held up traffic for over an hour and a half.

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