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No Sign of a Closure Sign

By Iceland Review

A group of tourists ran into trouble on Sunday when the rental car in which they were driving hit a crack in the road near Sandá river on Kjölur road. They had turned on road 35 to Kjölur, from Ring Road 1, east of Blönduós, Northwest Iceland.

kjolur_psThe road to Kjölur. Photo: Páll Stefánsson/Iceland Review.

The road to Kjölur—like all other highland routes—is closed but the police in Blönduós reported that the Road Administration has not put up a sign informing travelers about the closure.

No one lives along the road and it’s more than 100 km (60 miles) to the closest building, the Gullfoss waterfall café, South Iceland.

Two people on quad bikes happened to pass by the tourists, who were from China, and were able to go to an area where they were able to call 112 for help. The people had only minor injuries, reports.


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