Rental car slides into boiling hot lagoon in North Iceland

Photo/ Óskar Þór Halldórsson

Nobody was injured in an unfortunate accident earlier today when a rental car slid into a boling hot lagoon in the Mývatn region in North Iceland. The couple who had rented the car had forgotten to leave it in park gear. 

Fortunately nobody was inside the vehicle and only a little water got into the car, which is surprisingly undamaged. 

Photo/ Óskar Þór Halldórsson

Photo/ Óskar Þór Halldórsson



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Exchange rates

USD USD 108.80 EUR EUR 126.60
GBP GBP 144.55 DKK DKK 16.99
NOK NOK 13.41 SEK SEK 12.28
CHF CHF 109.85 JPY JPY 0.99
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.