Traffic accident in Bamble – NRK Vestfold and Telemark – Local news, TV and radio


The emergency services respond to a traffic accident between a car and a lorry in Bamble on Thursday evening.

Stuck in a car

The accident has occurred on the E18 at Bakkevannet, and an air ambulance has landed nearby.

According to police officers at the scene, work is being done to free a person from a car.

A number of emergency units are on site.

Photo: Theo Aasland Valen / NRK

The police received a report about the incident at 9.25pm ​​on Thursday.

– There is a total of five people involved. These are distributed among three vehicles, says operations manager Marius Fosvold in the Southeast police district to NTB.

It must be a rear-end collision.

The accident occurred in the southbound lane.

Long queues

The entire road is closed at the scene.

– There are long queues in both directions. Anniken Island, traffic operator in the Norwegian Road Administration, tells NRK.

There is a queue on the E18 in connection with the accident. Several cars try to turn around.

Photo: Theo Aasland Valen / NRK

Detour goes via county road 363. This will be signposted.

– These are old E18. It is important to state that the bypass is not suitable for modular vehicle trains, she says.

The article is in Norwegian

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