Older man dies in traffic accident in Tysvær

Police ambulancePhoto: Terje Pedersen / NTB

An older man died on Thursday after the car he was in drove into a tree at Nedstrand in Tysvær Municipality in Rogaland.

At 6:30 AM, the Southwestern Police District was notified that a car with two people inside drove into a tree in Tysvær Municipality in Rogaland. The police stated on Twitter that it appeared to be a serious accident.

Operations manager Dag Steinkopf stated that an 80-year-old man died in the accident.

“He was with his son in the car. The son is lightly injured,” Steinkopf said in a press release.

The man’s other relatives have been notified. The operations manager says the police will investigate the accident.

Note: The picture used is for illustration purposes only.

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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