Monday, 18 March 2019 - 10:40
Car crashes into tree in Drenthe town; 2 killed, 2 seriously hurt
A car with four people inside crashed into a tree in the Drenthe town of Hooghalen during the early hours of Sunday morning. A 20-year-old man from Westerbork and a 25-year-old man from Smilde were killed. Two others, a 20-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy both from Westerbork, were seriously injured, the Drenthe police said on Twitter.
The accident happened on Laaghalerveen. The cause of the accident is not yet clear, the police are investigating.
The victims' families were informed.
Ernstig verkeersongeval op de Laaghalerveen bij Hooghalen. https://t.co/adppaJA3BC pic.twitter.com/ZBGPYMLexq— Compact Media (License Drone Pilot 👨✈️) (@Nieuwsflyer) March 16, 2019
Hulpdiensten zijn aanwezig op de Laaghalerveen in #Hooghalen ivm een ernstig verkeersongeval. Betreft auto tegen een boom pic.twitter.com/UXNhYEB7Ru— Persbureau Drenthe (drone pilot) (@vanoostmedia) March 16, 2019