Drammen, News | Back and forth in the Strømsås tunnel – one died

One person was killed in a head-on collision Thursday night in the Stromsas subway.

Tramman: Emergency services responded after a traffic accident on the Strømsås tunnel was reported at 20.42.

The news is that the accident happened back and forth. The tunnel was closed immediately.

Thursday night police operations manager Marianne Mørch said the crash appeared to be serious. Police did not have an overview of how many people were involved in the crash.

At 21.41, police confirmed that one person had died in the crash and that he was alone in the car.

– A car came from the opposite lane and first went for a while in the oncoming car and then collided with the oncoming truck, the Soros police said on Twitter.

The person was pronounced dead at the scene. Relatives were not notified as the identity of this person was unknown.

– Truck driver focuses on health. Police said the tunnel would be closed for a long time.

The tunnel is still closed

By 0730 on Friday morning, the tunnel was still closed.

– The cleaner now hopes to wash, and when it is finished, the tunnel will reopen. It’s starting to get closer, says traffic operator Ole-Martin’s Celt Dromans Tidende.

At 07.49am on Friday, Vegtrafiksentralen announced that the tunnel was reopened for normal traffic.

Gelt expects there will be some queues on other roads in the morning due to the closed tunnel. He explains that it was cleaned, preserved and washed overnight.

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– It was cleaned on site and then all the equipment in the tunnel was checked for proper functioning. It is washed and wiped to make sure there is no oil on the road surface.

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