There were two teens who lost their lives during the collision between a car and a truck in Wyoming on Thursday morning. Both of the two were students at Saltdal upper secondary school.
- Both were under 20 years of age and alone in the car, when the accident happened. The accident affects the entire community. Shows and sporting event that would take place tonight, has been cancelled. The focus is now to gather and take care of each other, " says operasjonsleder Mads Bernhoft.- enter all
the Accident happened between Fauske and Rognan, and according to Newspaper Nordland is both the most fatalities from the former place. Kriseteamet in the municipality is put in connection with the incident.
next of kin is notified, but this goes into at all, " says Bernhoft.
Both the car and vogntoget who was involved in the accident is removed from the site and will according to the police to be investigated technically. Ulykkesgruppa to the public roads administration is also underway to investigate the circumstances around the accident, which happened in Saksenviktunnelen on the E6.
- We also have a krimtekniker who work with the investigation of the accident, " says operasjonslederen.Was on the way to school
on Thursday night, it is kept open school in Saltdal upper secondary. The principal Trine Kristensen says to Dagbladet that there has been a sad and heavy day for both students and staff. They quickly got the message that it was their pupils who were involved in the incident.
They were on the way to school. It makes it of course extra hurt. Our thoughts go out to the families, so we try to take care of all as best we can here, " says Kristensen.
By Fauske high school, just three miles away from Saltdal, there is also a marked mood on Thursday night. The casualties had close ties to the naboskolen, where both friends and family are students, according to principal Roger Riise Kristensen. the
- We put the crisis team once we heard about the accident. We have had meetings with the police and trying to take care of each other as well as we can. It is brutal when young people torn away on the way, " says Kristensen to the Newspaper. the
The two fatalities was, according to the police alone in the car when the fatal accident took place. The driver of the vogntoget should not have come, physically, to damage. According to Bernhoft, it is too early to say anything about the cause of the accident.
- It will be taken part interrogation, which we hope will provide the answer. The driver of the vogntoget is taken care by the company where he works. He is also the add of the health care system, " says Bernhoft.