A military truck driver was arrested after he crashed his truck into a traffic jam on the A7 near Middenmeer on Monday afternoon. One person was killed and another was wounded in the accident, RTL Nieuws reports.
The police arrested a 49-year-old man on the A7 between Drachten and Groningen on Tuesday afternoon for playing his saxophone behind the wheel. The man had the saxophone lying on the steering wheel. He wasn't blowing into it, but was playing the valves with his fingers, the police said, according to NU.nl.
Police officers noticed the man because of his driving behavior - he was driving at less than 90 kilometers per hour, close behind a truck and was not driving in a "flowing line", according to the police. The police therefore decided to pull him over.
Road inspector Eddie had a busy morning on Tuesday. He rescued both a lost tourist and a family of geese from the A7 highway
The ice covered roads in the northern parts of the Netherlands caused dozens of car accidents so far.
Two people were killed in a head-on collision caused by a car driving the wrong way on the A7 between Abbekerk and Middenmeer on Sunday night.
A 22 year old woman from Winkel was seriously injured on the A7 at Purmerend this morning. The woman was trying to warn motorists of slickness on the road when she was hit by a car.