One person has died in a crash of a van and truck in Inari, Lapland, the rescue service says.

The driver of the van died in the crash.

There was also an adult passenger in the van at the time of the incident, who was seriously injured in the accident.

In addition, the truck driver was taken after the crash for inspection.

The accident happened at half past eleven during the day on Nelostie south of Ivalo.

Due to the accident, Nelostie has been closed between the Airports and the Border Guard, and traffic has been diverted to the detour.