Police will report more about the events no earlier than this day.
In Kuopio two people have died in a traffic accident, the police in Eastern Finland say in a statement.
Police say that in Nilsiä, Kuopio, a car had drifted into the water from a bridge over Petäjälahti. Despite rescue attempts and first aid operations by those present, two men died in the crash.
A press release at midnight states that rescue and clearing work was underway. Part of the accident area was isolated, but traffic was not closed.
The police will investigate the course of the events and provide more information about the events at the earliest today.
The emergency center was notified of the road traffic accident before ten o’clock.