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The first voyage of the Swedish king was overthrown by a Norwegian.

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On Wednesday, the new E6 motorway north of Stenungsund, north of Gothenburg, reopened after the road was destroyed by a landslide last fall.

King Carl Gustaf attended the opening ceremony, and was the first to drive the rebuilt section in a Swedish Transport Administration car.

But the Norwegian beat him to it – already the day before.

A Norwegian crossed the barriers and entered the newly built road, said a Swedish Transport Administration employee present at the opening. News position.

The Norwegian should not have been allowed to continue on the E6, but was given assistance to get back on the right road.

The court's head of information, Margareta Thorgren, deals with the man with overwhelming calm.

– for him [kongen] It was at the reopening, and right after the concert it was the first. And of course there are many who have driven on the road before, whether from the Swedish Transport Administration or others, says Thorgren. Express.

Fast avalanche: A large landslide means the E6 motorway is closed in both directions at Stenungsund, north of Gothenburg. Several people are said to have been injured. Video: Mikael Berglund.
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The King himself used big words to describe the importance of the highway, in his speech at the opening ceremony.

“This is perhaps more than just a road that gets us from one point to another on the map,” the king said. “It is a vital lifeline that connects us to our neighbours – enabling trade and creating community.”

The road will not be opened to the public until early Friday morning.

The cause of the landslide is still under investigation by the Swedish National Board of Accident Investigation.

Meanwhile, a criminal investigation is still ongoing, with three people linked to a nearby construction site suspected of gross negligence, causing serious bodily harm and unauthorized environmental activities. According to SVT He denies all criminal charges.

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