the Accident occurred on county road 395 at the Masugnsbyn in the municipality of Kiruna. Masugnsbyn is located approximately ten kilometres east of Kiruna.
the Alarm came in shortly before noon 2 night on Sunday.
– It is a truck and a passenger vehicle – minibus or van that crashed, said Björn Pettersson, officers at the police regionledningscentral.
In the afternoon, could the police confirm that six people were travelling in the car have died as a result of the accident. Further, a person who was in the car at the time of the accident, have survived and cared for right now at the hospital.
all foreign nationals and have not yet been identified. However, the seventh passenger has been in so good health that they could tell the police what the others who were traveling in the car was. In this way, the police had the opportunity to contact relatives.
Maria Jakobsson, who is the police presstalesperson in the region Nord want to at the moment, did not give any details about the scene of the accident or how the accident has gone to.
"the Investigation is in a very early stage, but it was a head-on collision," she says.
traveling in the car were tourists.
the Trucker should be physically unharmed but severely shocked, reports the TT, which has been in contact with his employer.
the Event can be classified in the present as involuntary manslaughter but there is no suspect because of that the headings in the present is not understood. The police write on their website that it can be changed afterwards.
At 7 o'clock in the Saturday morning had the vehicles been recovered and the road opened for traffic.