hit-and-run

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Jul 24 '17 11:30

A cyclist was critically injured in an accident on Marnixlaan in Utrecht on Sunday night. The motorist fled the scene of the accident and is still at large, Hart van Nederland reports.

The 25-year-old cyclist was hit by the car near the crossing with Laan van Chartoise. He landed on the asphalt about 50 meters after the crossing. The victim was rushed to the hospital.

The accident happened around 11:00 p.m. The police call on witnesses to come forward.

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Jul 20 '17 10:50

Minister Stef Blok of Security and Justice is working on new legislation that will make harsher punishments possible for people guilty of serious traffic violators, like driving under the influence or without a license, reckless driving and leaving the scene of an accident, RTL Nieuws reports.

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Jul 18 '17 09:34

Another cyclist died after being hit by a car in the Zeeland town of Hulst on Monday evening. This is the second cyclist killed in a road accident in Hulst this week.

Monday's accident happened on Oud Ferdinandusdijk. The diver of the car was arrested. So far no information was released about the identity of the victim of the motorist.

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Jul 17 '17 08:31

The police in Hulst, Zeeland are looking for a driver involved in a hit-and-run accident on Sunday morning in which a 64-year-old cyclist from Belgium was killed. The Belgian man's family was informed. 

The accident happened around 10:45 a.m on Zandstraat in Hulst. The car involved was a gray Opel Vectra with Dutch license plates. A broken mirror was left behind at the scene of the accident. 

The police call on the driver of the car to come forward. Witnesses, or anyone who spotted a grey Opel Vectra with a missing side mirror, are also asked to contact the police. 

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Jul 13 '17 14:00

A boy of almost 2 broke his collarbone and sustained head injuries in a hit-and-run accident in Drunen on Wednesday evening, the Telegraaf reports.

The toddler was playing outside on Johann Straussstraat when he was hit by a car. The driver sped away, but returned to the scene of the accident about half an hour later. The 54-year-old man was arrested and his car was seized. 

How the accident happened is still unclear, but the police did say that the man was not under the influence of alcohol.

The little boy will have to spend a few days in the hospital. 

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May 26 '17 08:41

A pedestrian was critically injured in a hit-and-run accident in Arnhem on Thursday night. The driver fled the scene and is still at large, the Gelderlander reports.

The accident happened around 11:30 p.m. on the corner of Velperweg and Arbeidstraat. Witnesses told the police that the man was hit by a white Mercedes. The police call on local residents to keep an eye out for the car and to contact them with any information that could help track the driver down. 

The pedestrian was rushed to the hospital. His condition is unknown.

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May 15 '17 10:59

A Polish driver convicted of killing a toddler and her grandparents in a hit-and-run accident in Meije, Limburg four years ago, was given early release so he could return to Poland to be there when his girlfriend gives birth. PVV, SP, CDA and VVD parliamentarians are outraged by the man's release. They call for the system for early release to be changed, NOS reports. 

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Apr 27 '17 08:45

A 25-year-old motorist from Prinsenbeek was arrested on King's Night for crashing into three pedestrians in Breda and then driving off. An 18-year-old man from Glize and a 20-year-old man from Hoogerheide were taken to hospital for treatment. The third, a 21-year-old from Etten-Leur, sustained minor injuries, the police said in a statement.

The motorist sped away after hitting the pedestrians, but the police were able to track him down. He was arrested in a parking lot in Etten-Leur shortly after the incident. A breathalyzer test revealed that the he had too much to drink.

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Jan 10 '17 16:40

A 12-year-old boy's day of mischief with his brother ended with him in the hospital with a broken leg. The boys were ringing doorbells and running away in Purmerend, when one angry resident hit the boy with his car, the boy Ivano told broadcaster WNL. 

On Saturday night the two boys rang the man's doorbell on Nijlstraat as a prank, sprang on their bikes and cycled away. "The man did not come out. And then he came out of nowhere driving at quite a speed. Then he hit my brother", Ivano's brother Miguel told the broadcaster.

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Jan 6 '17 09:28

Three people were hurt in a serious hit-and-run accident involving five cars on the A16 near Zevenbergen on Thursday afternoon. The responsible driver, a 32-year-old woman, turned herself in to the police later that evening, AD reports.

The accident happened around 5:40 p.m. The woman lost control of her white Fiat, causing the car behind her to slam on the brakes. A chain collision involving three other cars followed. 

Oct 19 '16 16:20

The police believe that a hit-and-run accident in Schiedam in which 21-year-old Hamidou Laiti was killed, may not have been an accident

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Jul 29 '16 08:18

An 18-year-old man who killed a 3-year-old boy in a hit-and-run in Breda on King's Day, was driving 50 kilometers over the speed limit when he hit the toddler, according to the Netherlands Forensic Institute's preliminary conclusion after investigating the car

Jun 23 '16 14:30

A child was injured in a hit-and-run accident in Schijndel on Thursday afternoon. The accident happened at around noon on Diebenbrockstraat. The police are looking for the driver, who was driving a small, blue-gray car.

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Jun 20 '16 15:50

On Monday the court in Den Bosch sentenced two men to prison for a scooter accident in Nijmegen in 2010 that left one man dead. Both were found guilty of death by negligence

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May 2 '16 10:48

Police in Breda are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck an 11-year-old boy Sunday evening. The driver briefly stopped before driving away police said.

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Mar 29 '16 16:10

The captain of a speedboat was sentenced to four years in prison for negligence after causing an accident that killed two people, the Midden-Nederland court ruled on Tuesday. Arnoud H., 51, was prosecuted for cruising a Vinkeveen lake at an excessive speed while under the influence of alcohol when he allegedly barreled through a smaller boat carrying four passengers.

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Nov 17 '15 14:00

An impatient driver injured six people, including himself, in Rotterdam on Tuesday morning while trying to avoid a traffic jam.

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Sep 7 '15 13:48

Singer-presenter Gordon was severely injured in a hit and run accident on the Greek island of Mykonos on Thursday night. He was hit by a car as he was walking to his hotel from a restaurant.

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Apr 6 '15 12:47

The police arrested a 22 year old man from Den Bosch on Sunday afternoon in connection with the fatal hit-and-run accident on De Harendonkweg just before 04:00 a.m. on Sunday morning. A 26 year old moped driver from Rosmalen was killed in the accident.

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Apr 5 '15 08:54

A moped rider died early Sunday morning after a hit-and-run driver crashed into the two-wheeler, police said. The crash on De Harendonkweg in Den Bosch, Noord Brabant, was reported at 3:53 a.m.

Mar 17 '15 16:40

A suspected drunk driver arrested after a hit-and-run killed a baby and injured a father last Thursday in Lutten, Overijssel, is now held on suspicion of manslaughter.

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Mar 17 '15 14:35

Laurens Higler (26) from Amsterdam was killed in a hit-and-run accident in Puerto Rico on Thursday, 9 months into his trip traveling the world on his sailboat Wilde Vaart with his childhood friends Paul Jansen and Frederiek Looije, Het Parool reports.

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Mar 16 '15 14:06

Coalition parties VVD and PvdA are pushing for the alcohol lock for chronic drunk drivers after the hit-and-run accident that left a one month old baby dead in Lutten last week.

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Mar 16 '15 10:33

Gerrit G., who killed a one month old baby in a hit-and-run accident in Lutten last week, has now admitted that he had been driving under the influence. His family told neighbors, De Telegraaf reports.

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