Street Racing

First Death in Illegal Street Racing

Illegal street racing in Sweden, a growing problem according to police, have had its first fatality.

A 63-year-old man died and a 23-year-old man severely injured after they lost control over their motorbikes late Wednesday evening. The two men were travelling well over the speed limit along a road in Botkyrka in Southern Stockholm.

A police officer in charge of the scene told Swedish daily newspaper Svenska Dagbladet that the two men were involved in illegal street racing.