Tuesday September 21, 2021

2 killed in road mishaps in Kokkola, Sipoo

Published : 12 Sep 2021, 00:36

  DF Report

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Two persons were killed and three others injured in two separate road accidents in Kokkola and Sipoo late Friday night.

Police said that four were injured when a van with six people onboard coming from Kannus skidded off on Kajaanintie road at Kälviä in Kokkola under Ostrobothnian region and fell into roadside ditch at about 9:30 pm.

Responding to a call Police and Rescue Department people rushed to the spot and send them to hospital.

One of the critically injured persons, however, succumbed to death from the wounds during the operation.

The police did not divulge the identities of the deceased and the injured persons immediately after the accident.

Meanwhile, in another accident a private car skidded off and fell into a roadside ditch on Keravantie at Sipoo in Uusimaa region on Friday evening. Driver of the car died on the spot.

Responding to a call the Police and Rescue people rushed to the spot at about 7:00 pm and recovered the body.

The identity of the deceased could not be known.

The Police and the Accident Investigation Board are investigating into the accidents.