accident

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Apr 30 '15 17:24

A 90-year-old man drove through the doors of an Albert Heijn store on Callunaplein in Dieren earlier today. The driver had to be taken to the hospital. No one else was injured in the incident, reports Gelderlander.

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Apr 29 '15 19:33

The striker of football team EMK Nuenen, Ruud Bijsterveld, was probably not riding the beer bike when it was hit by a train on April 20th, contrary to earlier reports, according to AD. Bijsterveld was killed in the crash, possibly when shrapnel from the accident struck him in the back of the head, the newspaper reported.

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Apr 24 '15 12:00

A 3 year old boy was seriously injured in an accident at a physiotherapy practice in Papendrecht on Friday morning. According to the police, a treatment table collapsed and trapped the boy.

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Apr 10 '15 14:05

The van that ran over an 18 month old toddler in Zuid-Beijerland Thursday afternoon, was driven by the boy's 41 year old mother, AD reports.

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Apr 10 '15 11:51

Two police cars collided with each other on Ganzenweide in Heerlen at about 19:30 on Thursday night. They were responding to a report of a fight.

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Apr 6 '15 12:00

A body was found in a burning car on Reestlaan in Meppel this morning, the police in Drenthe reports on Twitter. The car was standing in a hedge with its engine running.

Amsterdam boat rescue
Apr 4 '15 16:08

A team of rescuers from several agencies is searching for a person missing in the water after a pusher boat crashed into a yacht. The accident happened in the Westelijk Merwedekanaaldijk in Amsterdam Zeeburg at 11:45 a.m. on Saturday.

The yacht was stalled in the water after having mechanical problems, when it was rammed by the pusher. Another person aboard the yacht was rescued.

Police and Waternet closed the waterway and bike paths to give rescuers space to maneuver. A helicopter was also involved in the search.

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Mar 30 '15 11:06

A 24 old motorist was arrested on Sunday morning for crashing into a house on Rolklaver in Kampen. The man sped away from the accident, but the police tracked him down with his license plate, which fell of the car during the accident and was found at the house.

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Mar 24 '15 10:06

The A67 between Eindhoven and Venlo is closed this morning after a serious accident between a truck and a tanker, the Traffic Information Service and the police report.

According to NU, the truck crashed into the tanker near Asten. The truck driver was seriously injured in the accident. The truck went through the median, causing a significant amount of damage.

The highway from Venlo to EIndhoven is expected to remain closed between Liessel and Asten until 13:00 this afternoon. A lane has been opened from EIndhoven to Venlo

Mar 13 '15 16:30

The police managed to locate the phone of the man whose daughter died in the Carnival accident in Ter Apel on February 14th. The phone was in the possession of a 21 year old man from Ter Apel, who was arrested on the spot.

Mar 12 '15 22:37

A baby was killed and its father injured when a car struck them in Lutten, Overijssel Thursday night. The driver of the car did not stop after the accident, which happened sometime before 8 p.m.

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Mar 9 '15 11:46

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is not included in airplane accident fatality statistics released Monday by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The inclusion would have added another 298 victims to the total of 641 for 2014, already a 300 percent increase over 2013 figures.

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Feb 20 '15 08:40

The accident in Ter Apel on Saturday in which a woman died was caused by a handling error of the 81 year old motorist, NOS reports.

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Feb 17 '15 08:33

The Carnival festivities in Ter Apel ended in tragedy on Saturday. An accident caused the death of a 33 year old woman. Her 2 year old son was also hit, but escaped unharmed. According to the AD, a bystander took pity on the boy and kept an eye on him during the commotion.

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Feb 10 '15 17:24

Lawyers representing victims in a 2013 bus accident are suing Dutch GPS manufacturer TomTom NV, American rival Garmin International Inc. and their subsidiaries for more than 15 million dollars in damages. Thirty-five people from Pennsylvania, US were injured in the crash, when a charter bus rammed an overpass in Boston.

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Feb 9 '15 11:02

A woman in Utrecht was badly injured on Sunday after she fell out of a toilet window. The police found the wounded woman lying on the street at about 2:50 a.m.

KNRM rescue operation
Feb 8 '15 15:02

Two ships with sophisticated equipment are being used in the search for a man missing since his ship capsized in the Westerschelde. Three people were aboard the ship when it flipped over late on Thursday night into Friday morning.

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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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Jan 5 '15 13:13

At least 574 people were treated for fireworks-related injuries in the Netherlands on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, according to safety firm VeiligheidNL. The organization says it is a sharp drop from last year's celebrations, when an additional 126 were hurt.

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Dec 29 '14 11:00

A pedestrian found a dead body in a ditch on Gramsbergenlaan in the Hague on Sunday. The victim presumably died because of an accident.

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Dec 25 '14 09:28

The two victims killed by a garbage truck in Hilversum on Tuesday was an 84 year old man from Hilversum and his 78 year old wife.

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Dec 24 '14 09:49

Two hikers were killed in Hilversum after they were hit by a garbage truck. The accident happened in the Loosdrect Forrest.

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Dec 11 '14 12:38

Two supporters of the Israeli rabbi, Eliezer Berland, died in an accident in Broek in Waterland yesterday morning, says lawyer Ron Eisenmann. Two other passengers in the car were wounded.

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Dec 10 '14 14:44

The safety region IJsseland is investigating why the nearest fire station was not notified first after an accident in the Overijjsel village of De Krim on Monday morning.

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