Østfold: Woman dies in a traffic accident on the E18

Photo: Cornelius Poppe / NTB

A woman died in an accident after a car collided with a lorry on the E18 near Hærland in Indre Østfold Municipality.

The Eastern Police District confirmed the information to the newspaper Smaalenenes Avis.

“A person, the driver of the car, has been transported to Kalnes with unknown injuries. One person, a passenger, has been confirmed dead. The lorry driver is uninjured,” operations manager Atle Vesttorp at the Eastern Police District said.

Vesttorp further confirmed that the dead person is a woman. The police are working to notify the next of kin.

The Eastern Police District reported the accident at 8:16 PM on Tuesday.

The accident site is east of Mysen, and the E18 was closed in both directions after the accident. 

Note: The picture used is for illustration purposes only.

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

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