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Two killed in traffic accident in southern Finland

A car drove into a lamp post in the southern municipality of Mäntsälä sometime after midnight, killing both of the people in the car.

Mäntsälä kartalla.
Image: Yle Uutisgrafiikka

Shortly after midnight early Tuesday morning, a car collided with a lamp post in Mäntsälä, Finland, killing both of the people in the vehicle.

The Central Uusimaa region's rescue services reports that the collision took place on Vanha Lahdentie road, in the direction running towards the Mäntsälä centre.

"The driver and a passenger in the car were both pronounced dead," says Niklas Eriksson, the service's on-duty fire chief.

The police are investigating the incident.

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