It was just after 11 pm when a motorist drove into a tree at Biskopskvarn and the car caught fire.

According to the Eskilstuna Kuriren, the motorist was not able to speak when the emergency services arrived at the scene.

The person had to be cut free and taken by ambulance to the hospital.

The road was completely closed for two hours during the rescue work.

According to the emergency services, it was not slippery at the scene of the accident.