iN case of a reiNdeer crash in finland


  1. Call Finland`s emergency number 112. The emergency center will inform the police, the rescue services and the traffic accident council. You will get all the help you need.

  2. Give first aid to the injured people.

  3. Place the emergency warning triangle on the road, at least 100 meters from the car, to warn others and prevent any further damage.

  4. Put down the injured reindeer or find a person who will do it for you. 112 emergency center will help you with this too.

  5. Move the animal's body aside from the road and mark the spot clearly.

    Do not take the reindeer with you.


Always call 112 - even if you only slightly hit a reindeer. Even if the reindeer moves on, it is likely hurt. Do not leave the animal to suffer!

Inform your insurance company in case there have been damages to persons, cars or other property.