Iceland: Three British tourists, including a young child, have died
3 Killed, Including 1 Child After Crash Off Iceland Bridge
Three British tourists, including a young child, have died after their vehicle crashed while crossing a bridge in Iceland. The vehicle, a 4×4 was carrying seven British people when the accident happened at around 9:30 GMT on Thursday, Icelandic Police said.
The other four passengers in the car were critically injured and airlifted to hospital, police said. Two of those seriously injured are children aged between seven and nine. The Toyota Land Cruiser crashed through a railing on a one-lane bridge in southern Iceland. It then fell around eight meters onto a sandy river bank.
The accident happened in an area called Núpsvötn on Iceland’s ring road between the area of Skaftafell, which is part of the Vatnajökull National Park.