accident

Ambulance
May 11 '18 08:17

A 16-year-old cyclist was seriously injured after being hit by a car on the A27 highway near Bavel during the early hours of Friday morning. The boy was rushed to hospital in critical condition, the police said to NOS.

The boy was cycling on the emergency lane near Bavel in the direction of Antwerp. He ended up on the road and was hit by a French car. The boy is from Molenschot. 

The road was closed for investigation after the accident. 

Wounded man found in forests near Strijbeek hours after accident, 10 May 2018
May 10 '18 12:10

A motorist crashed into an agricultural vehicle on Goudbergesewg in Strijbeek early on Thursday morning. The injured driver, a 78-year-old man, got out of his car and went wandering into the woods, the police said in a statement.

The accident happened around 00:30 a.m. Because the man was injured, several police units were deployed to look for him. A police helicopter also helped in the search.

The man was eventually found around 7:30 a.m. in a forest plot on the border between the Netherlands and Belgium. He was taken to hospital by ambulance.

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May 10 '18 07:09

Five people were injured in a serious accident involving three cars on the N209 near the Zuid-Holland town of Bergschenhoek on Tuesday evening. Two of the victims are seriously injured. All victims were taken to hospital, the police said on Twitter.

The two seriously hurt people were in a car carrying a 44-year-old woman and her two sons aged 10 and 14, RTL Nieuws reports. The mother and one son were seriously hurt. They're a family from Bergschenhoek.

The accident caused quite a bit of damage on the road. The N209 was closed in both directions for hours. 

Ambulance
May 9 '18 11:20

A pedestrian was hit by a truck on the corner of Van Hogendorpstraat and Groen van Prinstererstraat in Amsterdam's Staatsliedenbuurt on Wednesday morning. The pedestrian - an elderly woman according to a witness - was seriously injured, AT5 reports.

The accident happened around 8:30 a.m., Het Parool reports. According to the police, the victim was immediately rushed to hospital. Her current condition is unknown.

The police are investigating what happened. It is possible that the truck driver did not see her. 

Water police
May 7 '18 10:20

Two people were seriously injured when two boats crashed into each other on De Brekken, a lake near the Friesland town of Lemmer, the police said on Twitter.

The accident happened around 11:00 p.m. on Sunday night. The two injured people were sailing on a dinghy. They collided with another vessel.

A 20-year-old man fro Lemmer was arrested. The police did not say how he was involved in the accident. According to the Telegraaf, he was steering the other vessel. 

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May 7 '18 08:29

Thirteen people were injured when a ferry across the IJ river crashed into De Ruijterkade near Amsterdam Central Station on Sunday afternoon. The police are investigating what happened.

One person was taken to hospital with a broken wrist, Het Parool reports. A pregnant woman was also taken to hospital for examination. Everyone else sustained only minor injuries.

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Apr 24 '18 09:40

A Tesla crashed into the water on Korte Haven in Schiedam on Monday. The driver managed to get out of the basically brand new car himself, AD reports.

The accident happened around 8:30 p.m. The driver watched as his car, which was bought in August 2017 and cost 140 thousand euros, sank into the water.

An ambulance responded to the scene, but the man said he did not want help, according to the newspaper.

Bystanders told AD that the man visited a bar before the accident.

Ambulance
Apr 23 '18 11:10

A mother hit her own 2-year-old child with a car on Oude Telgterweg in Ermelo on Sunday afternoon. The child was seriously injured, De Gelderlander reports.

The accident happened just before 4:30 p.m. It seems that the mother didn't see her child when pulling her car out.

Multiple police cars, an ambulance, and an air ambulance responded to the scene. The child was rushed to hospital.

The police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident.

Railroad
Apr 19 '18 14:10

ProRail is closing an unguarded rail crossing on Tuunterweg near the village of Aalten to cars after a fatal accident on the crossing on Wednesday night. A 19-year-old motorist from Aalten was killed when his car was hit by an Arriva train, Omroep Gelderland reports.

The car was hit by an Arriva train traveling between Arnhem and Winterswijk on the unguarded crossing. The police are investigating how this accident happened.

A tour bush crashed through a guardrail and into a tree on Gooiseweg in Amsterdam, 18 April 2018
Apr 18 '18 11:10

Multiple people were hurt when a tour bush crashed through a guardrail and into a tree on Gooiseweg in Amsterdam on Wednesday morning, the Amsterdam police said on Twitter.

Three people were taken to hospital, none of the other passengers were hurt, the fire department reports. All passengers were removed from the bus. No one got stuck. The unharmed passengers were taken to a nearby hotel.

According to RTL Nieuws, the tour bus came from Sweden and had 42 passengers on board. Het Parool reports that there are several people with broken bones.

Crime scene
Apr 18 '18 08:16

A motorist was killed in The Hague on Tuesday night after his car crashed into a canal. Bystanders tried to rescue the man out of the car, but were unsuccessful. Fire brigade divers eventually got him out of the water.

"He was resuscitated, but it was to no avail", a spokesperson for the fire department said to newspaper AD.

The accident happened around 11:45 p.m. on Soestdijksekade, the police said on Twitter. Fire brigade divers are searching for any other passengers. The police are investigating the cause of the accident.

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Apr 17 '18 10:22

The Public Prosecutor posted a video on YouTube in which it explains its position in the appeal trial on a in 2014. The Council for the Judiciary is surprised that this video was made public even before the appeal happened, NOS reports.

A Dutch CV90 tank
Apr 6 '18 09:28

Two weeks ago a soldier in a Dutch tank accidentally fired a missile during training while three other Dutch soldiers were still in the field, the Ministry of Defense reported on Thursday. No one was injured.

The incident happened with a CV90 tank during training at the NATO terrain in Bergen-Hohne in Germany on March 22nd. The tank, equipped with a 35 millimeter canon, fired a missile during the penultimate exercise. At the time there were three soldiers in the area, within firing range. They took cover and escaped the incident unharmed. 

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Apr 6 '18 08:13

A body was removed from the Waal river near Brakel after a serious accident in which a car crashed into the river on Thursday night. It is possible that the accident claimed more lives, a police spokesperson said to De Gelderlander.

The accident happened around 10:50 p.m. A car crashed into the water on Veerdam in Brakel, Gelderland, close to the ferry to Herwijnen. Eyewitnesses saw the car's headlights shine under the water for a moment before they went out. The cause of the accident is still unclear.

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Apr 5 '18 14:20

A man was injured at a gun range on Lijnbaansgracht in Amsterdam on Wednesday. He did not properly follow the shooting instructions and accidentally shot himself, a police spokesperson confirmed to NU.nl.

The victim was taken to hospital, where his injuries were treated. How seriously the man is hurt, is not clear.

The police did an investigation at the scene and concluded that this was an accident, not a deliberate shooting. 

Apr 4 '18 15:10

Traffic jams in the Netherlands increased sharply in the first three months of 2018, travelers association ANWB announced on Wednesday. Traffic jam severity - the length of the traffic jam multiplied by its duration - increased by over 25 percent, NU.nl reports.

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Mar 26 '18 07:29

A taxi crashed into a gas station in Zaandam on Sunday afternoon. A total of three people were injured, two people who were pumping gas and the taxi driver. According to the police, the taxi driver lost control of his vehicle for still unknown reasons.

The accident happened at a Texaco gas station on Julianaweg, which runs parallel to the A8 towards Amsterdam, according to AD. The three victims were taken to hospital, a spokesperson for the police said to the newspaper. He could not say anything about their condition.

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Mar 20 '18 08:00

A police officer was injured when two police cars collided with each other in Amstelveen on Monday night. They were responding to a report of a person needing resuscitation, the Amsterdam police said on Twitter.

The accident happened at the intersection of Sportlaan and Beneluxlaan around 10:00 p.m. Both cars were severely damaged. One ended up on its side, according to RTL Nieuws. 

One officer sustained injuries to his arm. The other was checked over by paramedics at the scene.

Ambulance
Mar 20 '18 07:38

A woman and four men were killed when aon Monday afternoon. The five victims all worked for the Horizon Groep in Velp, which deploys temporary production workers throughout the Netherlands. Four others were seriously injured, the truck driver and three others from in the van, AD reports. 

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Mar 19 '18 18:52

Five people were killed and five people were hurt when a passenger van collided with a truck. At least four of those killed were in the van. The driver of the truck and multiple people from the van were initially reported injured. The truck driver was trapped in his vehicle after the accident, police said.

The accident happened just after 4:20 p.m. on Monday along the N270 just east of Helmond, Noord-Brabant. Within minutes two different helicopter ambulances were dispatched to the scene, along with several paramedic teams and firefighters.

Two Dutch were killed in a head on collision on the Great Northern Highway in Australia, 14 March 2018
Mar 16 '18 14:20

Two Dutch people were killed in a head on collision in Australia on Wednesday. The driver of the other car, a 20-year-old Australian, sustained minor injuries, NU.nl reports.

According to Eindhovens Dagblad, the Dutch victims are a couple from Deurne in Noord-Brabant.

car accident
Mar 15 '18 18:00

Dutch insurers want a 'black box' installed in each car. According to the Dutch association of insurers VNV, such a event data recorder (EDR) will not only make handling damage claims and finding the guilty party of an accident easier, but will also help prevent insurance fraud and increase traffic safety, NOS reports.

"A data recorder will provide us with a lot of information about road safety, where things go wrong, how things go wrong. We can also use this data to make the Netherlands more traffic safe", the insurers said according to the broadcaster.

Ambulance
Mar 15 '18 10:40

A train crashed into a car in the Drenthe town of Echten on Thursday morning. The motorist was killed in the accident. No one in the train was injured, the Drenthe police said on Twitter.

The accident happened on Velingweg around 8:45 a.m., according to NU.nl.

The police are investigating exactly what happened.

ProRail is also investigating the current situation on the track. Train traffic is halted between Meppel and Hoogeveen until at least 12:15 p.m., according to NS. 

A truck crashed into a viaduct on the A28 at Leusden, 13 March 2018
Mar 13 '18 11:40

A truck crashed into a pillar of a viaduct on te A28 at Leusden-Zuid on Tuesday morning. The highway from Utrecht to Amersfoort is closed, the traffic information services report on twitter. 

The accident happened around 10:00 a.m. The truck driver is trapped in the truck, according to the police. The fire department is at the scene, and placed screens around the scene of the accident. A trauma helicopter is also at the scene, AD reports.

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