Thursday, 5 May 2016 - 14:25
One injured after fall from overpass; Utrecht highway closed
One person was seriously injured after ending up on the A28 highway between Utrecht and Den Holder. The victim fell from an overpass, though it is unclear whether it was an accident or a jump. The highway was closed for nearly an hour so emergency services could reach the victim, RTV Utrecht reports. The accident happened just after 10:00 a.m. and the Panweg overpass over the A28. Emergency services deployed a helicopter ambulance to help the victim and the police closed down the highway to avoid any further accidents. A police spokesperson told the broadcaster that the victim was not hit by oncoming traffic after ending up on the highway. According to the spokesperson, it is not yet clear whether the victim fell or jumped.