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Hvalfjardar tunnel closed at the moment

February 12, 2019

@9:44: Hvalfjörður tunnel is closed due to a traffic accident.

A car accident occurred in the Hvalfjörður tunnel around 9 this morning. The tunnel has been closed for traffic, but the accident was closer to the northern end of the tunnel, according to information from the fire department in the area. Ambulances were deployed to the scene as well as police. 

According to information from the driver in the tunnel near the accident site there is a large number of cars in the tunnel. He feels that a rear-end collision has been the case, but two cars are severly crashed. After the cars crashed, they stumbled into the walls of the tunnel.

It will take some time to clean up but alot of debris and oil are in the tunnel.