A 4-year-old-boy from Grootebroek died in hospital on Monday after a fall from a bouncy castle on December 31st. The spent a week in a coma in the VU medical center in Amsterdam
Two people were taken to the hospital after an out of control car crashed into a group of celebrants enjoying New Year’s festivities in Den Haag. The 25-year-old driver was arrested after a brethalyzer test showed he was more than six times over the legal alcohol limit, police said.
Two young men were seriously hurt after falling from a rooftop just after midnight in Utrecht. The 18-year-olds were rushed to the hospital in critical condition, police said in a statement.
A 20-year-old man has died after the driver of the motorcycle he was riding on crashed into a house Saturday afternoon. The driver, 21, was also injured in the accident on Dorpsstraat in Riethoven, Noord-Brabant.
A crash between two ships in the early morning hours of Tuesday may lead to the contamination of the Dutch coast as oil slicks from one of the ships head towards the Zeeland shore. Dutch ship Flinterstar took on water and partially sunk onto a sandbar after the accident, sending 11 people overboard, all of whom were safely rescued.Belgian and Dutch emergency crews are working hard to clean the fuel leaking from the Flinterstar, broadcaster NOS reported. Three-kilometer long oil slicks could reach Zeeland as early as 8 p.m. on Tuesday.
A 16-year-old boy was taken into custody and detained for formal questioning after a 48-year-old motorcyclist died when he crashed into the boy's tractor. The head-on collision happened in Haaren, Noord Brabant, at the three-way intersection of Driehoekweg, Belversestraat and Eind towards the end of Thursday morning, police said in a statement.
An English cyclist managed to get his head stuck between the narrow bars of a fence after crashing into it while on riding his bike. The accident happened Friday morning just after midnight in Amsterdam while the man was riding on Veemkade along the IJ river.
Rescuers responding to reports of a ceiling collapse at a Vlaardingen apartment found that a weightlifter's dumbbell caused the problem. The heavy weight was dropped, smashing a hole in the floor of a third-floor apartment and the ceiling of a second-storey dwelling, housing corporation Waterweg Wonen revealed.
A car crashed into the Blokker retail store on Wiardi Beckmansingel in Vlaardingen on Wednesday afternoon. Three people were injured, one of them seriously.
One person was killed and another wounded when an elevator fell inside a building on the TU/Eindhoven campus. The elevator fell seven stories and trapped both victims, believed to be workers taking part in the building’s renovations, according to Omroep Brabant.
A public bus crashed into an office building at the intersection of Vaanweg and Strevelsweg in Rotterdam on Tuesday morning. Twelve people were injured. It seems that the bus driver lost control of the bus after falling ill. "Someone shouted: 'she is unwell, the driver is unwell!' And at that moment the bus started driving faster", one passenger said
A man was crushed to death by his own car at the entrance to a parking garage on the industrial area Papendorp in Utrecht on Wednesday morning.
The Hezemans Indoor Karting track on Vijfkamplaan in Eindhoven had to be evacuated on Sunday night after an employee crashed a kart into a barrel of mercury.
Six people were injured in an accident involving a runaway horse and two horsed-drawn carriages at the folklore festival in Schagen on Thursday afternoon.
A man was killed in a 60 meter fall at a shipyard in the Botlek, Rotterdam around 11:30 on Wednesday night.
Rail traffic between Weert and Eindhoven was brought to a standstill on Sunday night after a collision between a train and a car. The driver of the car was killed in the accident.
An accident between a car and a truck on the Amstel junction near Amsterdam ended with the truck shooting through the guardrail and landing upside down after an about 10 meter fall, NOS reports. Both drivers were injured and taken to the hospital.
A car thief caused a considerable amount of havoc in Hooglanderveen on Thursday after causing an accident with a train.
A rear-end collision between a truck and a tanker on the A16 near the Belgian border, has turned the expected holiday traffic into a traffic jam.
Construction workers rescued an 11 year old girl in Oisterwijk on Monday morning by lifting a car off her after an accident.
A prominent member of motorcycle club No Surrender died after a crash with a tram on Thursday. The accident happened at the intersection of Haarlemmerweg and Molenwerf in Amsterdam. The biker died of his injuries in hospital.
A car crashed into a gas station store at full speed on Monday night. The accident happened at the Texaco gas station on the A67 close to Asten. The car ended up completely in the store.
A motorist hit a group of pedestrians in Hoornsterzwaag, Friesland on Wednesday night. One person was killed, one seriously injured and three people slightly injured.
The organizers for the Oldtimershow in in Oosterwolde, Gelderland on Sunday, did not specifically apply for a licence to use a crane in the event. The crane toppled on Sunday afternoon, killing a 48 year old man from Oosterwolde. Ten other people, including children, were injured and had to be taken to the hospital.