Vesturlandsvegur Closed After Car Accident on Kjalarnes

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Ambulances transported two individuals to the emergency room following a car accident on Vesturlandsvegur just before noon today, RÚV reports. Segments of the road have subsequently been closed.

According to the police, a container fell off a lorry and collided with two vehicles driving on Vesturlandsvegur, north of Mosfellsbær. The Public Roads Administration’s website states that the road has been closed indefinitely, from Þingvallavegur to Grundarhverfi. Responding parties are currently working to clear the road. Travellers can monitor the closure on Safetravel.is.

The Public Roads Administration warns of strong gusts on Kjalarnes from 1 pm until night. A yellow weather alert will be in effect until 7 pm tonight.

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