A stranded boat, near Hvammstangi, Northwest Iceland, last spring.

Boats Strand While Captains Sleep

News Tagged with “Accident”

Young Man Dies in Avalanche in Esja Mountain

30 Jan A 23-year old man lost his life in an avalanche that fell in Esja mountain yesterday.

Jóhann Sveinbjörnsson, holding the certificate for being person of the year in the East Fjords.

Life-Saving Trip to Golf Course

26 Jan An 86-year-old man from Seyðisfjörður, Jóhann Sveinbjörnsson, was recently chosen the East Fjords person of the year.

From the site of the accident in South Iceland.

Three Serious Accidents in Two Days

20 Jan Three serious accidents have occurred in Iceland since Friday afternoon.

Fatal Accident on Reykjanesbraut

13 Jan A man in his 40s is dead following a collision on Reykjanesbraut road, near the Rio Tinto Alcan aluminum smelter in Straumsvík, Southwest Iceland, last night.

Ring Road Closed due to Serious Accident

10 Jan Due to a serious accident, Ring Road 1 has been temporarily closed in Southwest Iceland.

Body of Teenager Found in River

13 Dec The body of the teenage boy, who fell into a river in North Iceland on Wednesday night, has been found.

Teenager Misssing after Falling into River

12 Dec Search is still underway for a teenage boy who fell into the river Núpá in Eyjafjörður, North Iceland, last night.

Fatal Accident in Southeast Iceland

22 Nov One person is dead, following an accident on Ring Road 1 in Southeast Iceland yesterday.

From the memorial service by Landspítali.

1,573 Lives Lost in Traffic Accidents

18 Nov People gathered in many places in Iceland yesterday to remember victims of traffic accidents, as did people all over the world.

Tuula Hyvärinen.

Survived Two Plane Crashes in a Single Day

10 Nov Tuula Hyvärinen, a Finnish woman, survived two plane crashes in Iceland in a single day.

Archive photo.

Rescue Efforts Underway off Northeast Coast

8 Nov Rescue efforts are underway off the coast of Northeast Iceland, where a boat stranded earlier this morning.

The Icelandic Coast Guard helicopter was called off, because a boat near the accident site rescued the crewmembers.

Three Men Narrowly Rescued from Sinking Boat

6 Nov Three men were narrowly rescued from a sinking fishing boat in Breiðafjörður fjord, off the coast of West Iceland, yesterday.

The salt truck landed near a car that was off the road already.

Forty People to ER after Ice-Related Accidents

29 Oct About 40 people visited the emergency room of Landspítali National University Hospital yesterday, due to accidents on icy roads and sidewalks.

Three Tourists Hospitalized after Rollover

23 Oct Three tourists from the US remain hospitalized after a car they were in rolled over on Ring Road 1, near the Þrengslavegur exit, Southwest Iceland, last night.

From the site of the accident.

Victim of Car Crash Was 17, from NY

16 Oct The tourist, who died in the rollover on the Snæfellsnes peninsula, West Iceland, on Saturday, was a 17-year-old boy form New York.

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