B8/2009R Fatal level crossing accident in Seinäjoki, Finland on 3 December 2009

On Thursday 3 December 2009 at 4.05 a.m., a fatal level crossing accident occurred at the
Teppo level crossing in Seinäjoki. The level crossing was equipped with half barriers. A passenger train en route to Helsinki collided with a car which was at a halt on the crossing. The collision caused immediate to the car driver.

The cause of the accident lay in the train colliding with the car, which had come to a halt on the crossing. Due to issues that became apparent during the investigation, the investigation commission will not issue any recommendations as a result of the accident.

B8/2009R Report (pdf, 2.23 Mt)

Published 3.12.2009