One dead, eight hurt in taxi bus crash

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A 34-year-old man died, and eight people were injured after a taxi van crashed into a car. The driver of the car, which was headed into oncoming traffic, died at the scene.

The accident happened at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday in Deurne, Noord Brabant, the hometown of the deceased.

A trauma helicopter was brought to the scene to help transport the injured people, all between 24 and 33 years of age, to hospitals all across the region. They were all travelling in the van at the time of the accident, which flipped upside-down.

The passengers in the van were returning home from a bachelor party, de Gelderlander reported.

The cause of the accident has not been determined.

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