Elderly, wheelchair-bound woman run over in Amstelveen
An 87-year-old, wheelchair bound woman was hit by a car while she was crossing the street at a zebra crossing on Groenelaan in Amstelveen on Sunday afternoon. She died of her injuries in hospital on Sunday night, the police announced.
The accident happened around 2:30 p.m. on Groenelaan at the crossing with Aplen Rondweg.
According to the police, the 79-year-old driver that hit the woman was not speeding. "Possibly the bright sun had an impact on the visibility of the driver of the car." the police write in a statement.
The police are calling on people who witnessed the accident to come forward.