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Fatal Accident near Keflavík Airport

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Fatal Accident near Keflavík Airport

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One person is dead following a collision around noon yesterday between two cars on Reykjanesbraut road, near Keflavík International Airport, Vísir reports. The driver of one of the vehicles was transported by ambulance with police escort to Landspítali University Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The driver and passenger of the other car were brought to Suðurnes Health Care Center for examination.

The Suðurnes Police are investigating the accident, and they ask witnesses to call +354 444-2200 with information.

As the ambulance transporting the injured driver from the accident drove east on Reykjanesbraut through Hafnarfjörður, the driver of a westbound vehicle took a U-turn and collided with a police motor cycle, which was part of the escort.

Both the policeman and the driver of the car were seriously injured, but their injuries are not life-threatening.

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