Two teenage girls have been killed in a car crash near Kurikka, in South Ostrobothnia. A third girl in the car was seriously injured.
Police say the accident happened around 23:00 on Tuesday night in slippery road conditions on Highway 3, roughly 8km from Jalasjärvi.
The vehicle was driving from Kurikka towards Jalasjärvi when the accident happened in a sharp right bend in the road. Police say the driver likely lost control of the vehicle and collided with an electricity pole.
According to officers the driver had a drivers license, and all three young women in the car were wearing their seat belts at the time of the crash.
Police are investigating the incident as a serious threat to road safety which resulted in a death.