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E18 closed at Tranby after accident

An 18 year old woman met with a n accident while driving into a bridge at Tranby in Lier on Sunday morning. The car caught in fire, and the E18 had to be closed in both directions.
Woman has explained to the police that she tried to swing away from a deer that entered the road. Thus she drove straight into the motorway on the spot.

The woman appears as sour and is not seriously injured. 

“There has been a strong smoke formed, and the fire department is working to extinguish the flames. They are in control, said operations manager André Kråkenes in the southeastern police district of NTB before the fire was extinguished.

It was the woman who called and notified the police about the accident at 6.03 Sunday morning. The E18 had to be closed in both directions because of the fire, but opened again when the fire was switched off at 7 o’clock, the police reported.

(© NTB)

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