A rail traffic accident occurred in Mänttä-Vilppula, Upper Pirkanmaa, late Thursday night.

The Pirkanmaa Rescue Department informs that there has been a collision between a tractor and apparently a commuter train on the level crossing on the line section between Vilppula and Kolho.

Rescue work is underway. Several rescue services units have been sent to the scene.

More on that in a moment.