An accident took place on Östhammarsvägen shortly before 2 p.m. According to Nadya Norton, the Police spokesperson in the central region, a tourist bus has gone off the road 288 near Lejsta. There were numerous passengers on the bus who are unable to get out on their own. The police, emergency services, and ambulances were dispatched to the scene.
At 1 p.m., the emergency services received several calls regarding a multi-car accident. According to Tommy Wållberg at Rescue Center Mitt, the accident took place on Salavägen at Läby west of Uppsala and involved five cars. Two individuals are said to be seriously injured and were taken to the hospital. A witness reported that the road was very slippery.
National highway 70 in Enköping was also shut down due to an accident that occurred a quarter of an hour earlier. Tommy Wållberg, the commanding officer at rescue center Mitt, reported that one person was taken to the hospital for a check-up due to breathing problems. The text is updated.
Just before 2 p.m., an accident occurred on Östhammarsvägen.
– A tourist bus has driven off road 288 at the height of Lejsta, says Nadya Norton, the Police’s spokesperson in the central region.
A large number of passengers must be on the bus and, according to the police, must not be able to get out on their own.
The police, emergency services and ambulances have been sent to the scene.
Two seriously injured in multi-car crash
At 1 p.m., the emergency services received several calls about an accident involving several cars.
– They stand on a stretch of 300 metres, says Tommy Wållberg at Rescue Center Mitt.
The accident occurred on Salavägen at the height of Läby west of Uppsala. A total of five cars are involved.
– Two people are said to be seriously injured and have gone by ambulance, says Nadya Norton, police spokesperson.
According to a witness, the road is very slippery.
Total shutdown also in Enköping
Also on national highway 70 in Enköping, just after the exit from E18 towards Sala, there was a complete standstill after an accident that occurred about a quarter of an hour earlier.
– One person has gone to hospital for a check-up, problems with breathing, says Tommy Wållberg, who is the commanding officer at rescue center Mitt.
The text is updated.