hit-and-run

Police officers and paramedics at the scene of an incident
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.

Air ambulance lands at the scene of a hit-and-run accident involving 5 cars on the A16 near Zevenbergen, 5 Jan 2016
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

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.

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

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.

Lady Justice
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Mar 13 '15 09:56

The man who killed a baby and injured a father in a hit-and-run in Lutten, Overijssel last night, has turned himself in. He reported to the police station in Hardenberg late last night. The man has been arrested and is currently in custody.

Mar 12 '15 22:37

A baby was killed and its father injured when a car struck them in Lutten, Overijssel Thursday night. The driver of the car did not stop after the accident, which happened sometime before 8 p.m.

Feb 6 '15 13:43

The 25 year old A.E. from Oosterhout, who ran over Ellen Askamp (17) in 2011, has been caught driving without a license 9 times since his release in 2013, Omroep Brabant reports. He will appear in court on April 29th.

Jan 19 '15 17:58

A 46-year-old man has made a statement after being apprehended as a suspect in a police investigation.

Jan 10 '15 12:56

Police are trying to track down the driver of a car that barrelled into a group of cyclists sending two girls to the hospital. Eight girls were biking on Lavallestraat in Someren, Noord-Brabant on Friday when a light-coloured car struck several girls from behind.

Jun 5 '14 15:29

A 52-year-old driver was arrested on Monday evening in Nijmegen in connection with a hit-and-run crash, and abandoning his two grandchildren in his wrecked car. Police had sought the perpetrator since the incident on May 19th, which had also resulted in a 28-year-old man, from Nistelrode, Noord-Brabant, being injured.

Apr 28 '14 08:25

A 30-year old man was discovered heavily wounded on a street in Zundert by a passer-by on Sunday morning. It is unclear how the man ended up on the street.

Feb 6 '14 09:15

A Dutch driver, who killed a 27-year old woman in Gent in November and then escaped, has been arrested.