Snowmobile Crash Leaves One Person Injured

Driver taken to hospital by ambulance after collision with passenger car.

File picture of snowmobile sign during winter / Credit: News Now Finland

One man was injured when a passenger car crashed into his snowmobile.

It happened around 14:00 on Sunday afternoon in Northern Ostrobothnia region.

Police say the accident occured as the snowmobile went from off-road snow tracks, across the main road, to get back to the snow tracks on the other side.

As the snowmobile went across the road a car hit it side-on, and the snowmobile with its driver was pushed to the side of the road.

The injured snowmobile driver was taken to hospital by ambulance, the driver of the car was uninjured.

Police say that alcohol did not play a role in this afternoon’s accident.