A73

Police
Dec 13 '18 07:24

A body was found on the A73 highway near Odiliënberg during the early hours of Thursday morning. In a nearby corn field, the police found a car with a seriously injured person inside. What happened is not yet clear, AD reports.

The police responded to the highway at around 00:30 a.m. after a report of something lying in the road. It turned out to be a deceased person. While checking the surrounding area, officers encountered the car with the injured person. The victim was rushed to hospital by helicopter. 

The police are investigating what happened. 

Ambulance
Nov 20 '17 08:48

Two people were killed in an accident involving a wrong-way driver on the A73 near the Roertunnel in Roermond on Sunday night. The drivers of the two involved cars died at the scene, the police said in a statement.

The accident happened around 10:30 p.m. The wrong-way driver drove through the tunnel northbound and crashed into another vehicle just outside the tunnel. First responders tried to help the victims, but it was to no avail. Both died at the scene. The police did not reveal the victims' identities. 

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Oct 12 '17 10:43

The number of accidents on Dutch highways increased significantly over the past years, according to figures from incident management foundation IMN. Over the past 12 months there were 25,963 accidents on Dutch highways, an increase of 27 percent compared to four years ago, IMN - a collaboration between Dutch insurers and road managers - reported on Thursday.

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Dec 21 '15 13:15

The police are looking for those responsible for damaging six cars by throwing stones from an overpass near Reuver, Limburg onto the A73 highway on Sunday night between 8:15 and 8:30 p.m.

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Sep 1 '15 09:10

A body was discovered along the A73 in Roermond on Thursday last week. The victim is believed to be Italian criminal S.H.

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Jul 28 '15 11:57

A man was run off the road and assaulted on the A73 in Roermond on Thursday night. Acquaintances of a 12 year old girl found out that the man had arranged a meeting with the girl through social media and decided to take matters into their own hands, according to the police.

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Jun 15 '15 15:55

Football club VVV-Venlo is mourning the death of one of its youth players. Beau Vilters was killed in a traffic accident on the A73 on Sunday.

Mar 23 '15 12:52

There are currently no trains traveling between Roermond and Venlo. A bomb from World War II was found in Swalmen at Roermond while work was being done near the tracks. Rail traffic can only resume once the bomb has been made safe.

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Jan 14 '15 18:41

Thirty-five people were pulled from their vehicles by rescue workers after a truck loaded with hydrochloric acid was rear ended. The prompting a large-scale emergency response that shut highways and railways.

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Jan 14 '15 14:58

A part of the A73 highway between Nijmegen and Maasbracht is closed due to an accident involving several vehicles. One of the vehicles is a truck leaking a large quantity of hydrochloric acid. The road is closed between Linne and the junction of Het Vonderen.

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