The accident happened on Tuesday morning.
On Tuesday morning, July 21, 2020, a serious traffic accident occurred in the police area of Southeast Finland in Kouvola, in which one person has died, the police informs.
The accident occurred at the intersection of Highway 15 and Highway 6 in Tykkimäki, Kouvola.
According to preliminary data, the car rose from the 6-way ramp up towards 15 roads with the intention of turning left in the direction of Mikkeli. At the same time, from the right, from Kotka in the direction of Mikkeli, a motorcycle approached, which collided with the right side of a turning car.
A female motorcycle passenger died at the scene.
The male person who acted as the driver was taken to a hospital in Helsinki.
The driver and passenger of the car survived without injury. There is a traffic sign indicating the obligation to avoid the direction of the car. During the incident, the weather was clear and sunny and the road surface was dry.
The police in South-East Finland are investigating the case at this stage as endangering traffic safety, guilty of death and injury.
The Accident Investigation Board and the police will continue to investigate the incident. Police will ask any eyewitnesses or otherwise knowledgeable to report their findings: [email protected] or tel. 0504479574.