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Accident Closes Mountain Pass on Ring Road 1

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Accident Closes Mountain Pass on Ring Road 1

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Photo: Páll Stefánsson.

Ring Road 1 over Holtavörðuheiði mountain pass has been closed, due to an accident, RÚV reports. Four or five vehicles are involved in the accident. An ambulance and rescue workers have been called out, but police in Blönduós, Northwest Iceland, do not yet know whether there are injuries.

Visibility is next to none and there are snow showers on the mountain, according to the Facebook page of West Iceland police. It’s not known when the road will reopen to traffic.

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