Wrong way driver kills two in head-on collision

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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. 

One of the victim's, a 52 year old from Callanstoog, was the driver of the car driving into oncoming traffic. The other victim, a 57 year old man from Volendam, was in the other car involved in the collision, AD reports. Both men died at the scene.

Other drivers managed to narrowly miss the car going in the wrong direction. The section of road was closed off for investigation during most of the night between Sunday and Monday.