Øresund Bridge closed for traffic following accident – The Post

Øresund Bridge closed for traffic following accident

A dozen cars involved in crash that has traffic shut down going in both directions

As of 8:50, the bridge was still shut down (photo: Øresund Bridge)
February 15th, 2017 9:29 am| by Christian W

A massive accident has closed Øresund Bridge for motorway traffic in both directions this morning.

According to the Swedish newspaper Sydsvenskan, around a dozen cars were involved in the accident leaving nine people injured.

The accident took place on the Swedish side of the bridge, reported Copenhagen Police.

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Back at 10
According to traffic information on the Øresund Bridge website, the bridge is expected to open for traffic again at about 10:00.

Train traffic across the bridge remains unaffected and has continued on as normal.

Keep updated about the traffic situation on the bridge here.