Thursday, 20 June 2013 - 08:59
Tractor Accident Kills Two Sisters
Two sisters of 75 and 78 years of Margraten (Limburg) lost their lives on Wednesday in their hometown, due to a tragical traffic accident. When the two pedestrians crossed the high way around 5.00 pm, they were hit by a tractor with a lawnmower installed at the front. The precise location of the accident was the crossing of the highway with the Sterre der Zeestraat, reported the police. The tractor was driven by a 43-year old man from Echt, Limburg. The driver gave a statement to the police. After taking the statement the police let the man go. During the accident the lawnmower was not in operation. The police is still busy investigating the accident. The highway was closed on Wednesday for a longer period at the location of the accident. Traffic could however, be diverted.