Between five and seven people were seriously injured when a 40-passenger bus drove off the road by Skálafell, Southwest Iceland, this morning, and rolled over.
Yesterday was the first day of winter in Iceland. Not surprisingly, it brought along poor road conditions, resulting in a few traffic accidents last night on icy roads.
Detective Snorri Birgisson, who heads the Reykjavík Metropolitan Police’s human trafficking division, told RÚV that prostitution in Iceland has increased considerably in recent years.
“We see numerous cases of prostitution being practiced in rental apartments, such as those listed with Airbnb.”
One person is dead following a collision around noon yesterday between two cars on Reykjanesbraut road, near Keflavík International Airport.
A serious traffic accident occurred on Reykjanesbraut road in Hafnarfjörður, just south of Reykjavík, this afternoon.
South Iceland Police are monitoring popular tourist areas around Mýrdalsjökull glacier in light of recent seismic activity in Katla volcano, and in case of an eruption, tourists will receive an SMS.
The construction crane which collapsed in downtown Reykjavík yesterday is believed to have been lifting a much heavier load than it was made to lift in the position it was in.
Two teenage girls narrowly escaped as a construction crane collapsed beside them in downtown Reykjavík today.
A man was arrested and questioned Saturday morning in Vestmannaeyjar islands, suspected of sexually attacking a woman on Saturday morning.
Rescue workers in the West Fjords and in West Iceland were called out shortly before noon yesterday to search for Guðmundur L. Sverrisson, a middle-aged man who was last seen in Patreksfjörður fjord, the West Fjords, between 3 and 4 am on Tuesday.
The tourist who died when hit by a car in South Iceland on Saturday night, was a Chinese male, born in 1971.
Last weekend, the Reykjavík Metropolitan Police arrested six people in connection with a major cannabis production on Smiðjuvegur in Kópavogur.
Parents in Þorlákshöfn, Southwest Iceland, are concerned following three incidences where a man has attempted to snatch children and bring them into his car.
A Spanish tourist, who was made pay EUR 800 (USD 900, ISK 100,000) by landowners for driving up to the Douglas DC-35 Super Dakota plane wreck on Sólheimasandur in South Iceland, is taking his case to the Spanish Consulate after the police dismissed his complaint.
Lára V. Júlíusdóttir, the lawyer representing Karl Olgeir Olgeirsson and Sigríður Eyrún Friðriksdóttir, the parents of Nói Hrafn Karlsson, filed a lawsuit to the police yesterday over the baby boy’s death at Landspítali National University Hospital in January 2015.
Managing director of the Icelandic Travel Industry Association Helga Árnadóttir said the landowners of Sólheimasandur—where the Douglas DC-35 Super Dakota plane wreck of Justin Bieber and Shah Rukh Khan fame is located—should have called the police instead of fining the tourist who drove there...
There were major traffic delays on Hafnarfjarðarvegur road between Hafnarfjörður and Reykjavík this morning, due to a traffic accident close to the Kópavogur exit.
The University of Akureyri, North Iceland, has been selected to offer a curriculum for prospective police officers now that police studies have been brought to a university level.
After a tough half hour yesterday when their car was stolen with their two-year-old son inside, a family in Kópavogur, Iceland, is breathing easy again.