From Iceland — RVK Newscast #67: Horrible Car Accident In Ísafjörður & A Visit To Hallgrímskirkja

Valur Grettisson
Photo by
Art Bicnick

CORRECTION: Valur stated that the child who died in the accident was 11 years old, but in fact, the child was just 2 years old. We deeply apologise for the mistake.

First on this newscast, there’s been a horrible car accident in the west of Iceland near Ísafjörður, which has now had two casualties. Afterwards, we discuss current concerns about the summer for the tourism industry in Iceland. They are very worried about the summer season, as vaccination is going quite slow here. Also, an Icelander was officially the first person in the world to receive a hand transplant. During this, Valur Grettisson visits the iconic Hallgrímskirkja Church in Reykjavík. We thank the priest, Dr. Sigurður Árni Þórðarson as well as the staff at the church. It’s open for guests now, although there are COVID-restrictions.

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