A dozen homes in the Friesland town of Haulerwijk were evacuated early on Monday morning. A dangerous explosive was left in an ATM on Oosterwoldseweg after a failed attempt to blow the machine open to steal the cash inside, the Friesland police said on Twitter.
A man was shot several times in front of a home on Jan David Zocherstraat in Breda early on Thursday morning. He was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries. The gunman is still at large, Omroep Brabant reports.
A neighbor told the broadcaster that she heard "three clear shots" around 00:45 a.m. and then a car speeding away.
A child was critically injured when he fell from a playground on a schoolyard in Arnhem on Wednesday morning, the Telegraaf reports.
A doctor from the responding trauma helicopter resuscitated the boy on the spot before an ambulance rushed him to hospital with a police escort.
The incident happened around 10:30 a.m. at the school square of primary schools Toermalijn and Jeroen Bosch School on Brabantweg. What exactly happened is not yet clear.
Ambulance workers in the Netherlands are concerned about not being prepared to deal with a terrorist attack, unions FNV and CNV Ambulance Care said to BNR. According to the unions, there are still no protocols in place to ensure the safety of ambulance workers while responding to an attack.
Several people were injured in an accident involving a tractor, a horse-drawn carriage and a bicycle in Nunspeet on Wednesday afternoon. One person was rushed to a hospital with serious injuries, De Stentor reports.
The accident happened shortly after 2:00 p.m. at the crossing of Waterweg and Kolmansweg. Two ambulances are at the scene and a helicopter ambulance landed in a nearby meadow, according to the newspaper.
The helicopter ambulance was first dispatched at 2:03 p.m. At 2:15 p.m. a call was logged related to possible injuries.
A father and son were arrested in Dordrecht on Thursday after they assaulted an ambulance driver, the Dordrecht police said on Facebook. According to the police, the men did not agree with the paramedics wanting to take a woman to the hospital.
The ambulance responded to Rigelhof in Sterrenburg to help a woman. The paramedics determined that she had to go to the hospital, against the will of her husband and son. After the woman was loaded into the ambulance, and the ambulance was about to leave, the father and son attacked the driver.
A man from Den Bosch crashed his car into a group of cyclists on Tuesday night in the Gelderland village of Hoenzadriel, north of Den Bosch. Two cyclists were rushed to the hospital with serious injuries, Omroep Brabant reports.
The accident happened on a bend on an embankment in the village. The motorist and cyclists were coming from opposite directions and it is believed that the Den Bosch man did not see the people on bicycles.
A train crashed into a car at a guarded crossing on Ruinerweg in Echten on Friday morning. According to the police, the driver of the car managed to get out of his car under his own power. He is currently being checked over by paramedics, NU.nl reports.
No ambulances were called for train passengers, which seems to indicate that no one on the train was injured. The accident happened at a level crossing guarded by barriers.
A young man was critically injured in a stabbing on Hofgeest in Bijlmer, Amsterdam on Tuesday night. The perpetrator is still at large, AT5 reports.
The victim is a 20-year-old man who lives in an apartment on Hofgeest. He was walking down the street from his apartment building around 11:30 p.m. when another man suddenly attacked him.
The young man was stabbed multiple times. Local residents heard him screaming and called the police.
An ambulance and a trauma doctor gave the victim first aid at the scene before rushing him to the AMC hospital in critical condition.
Two girls aged 11 and 12 years old were rushed to the hospital on Monday night after they became ill from eating pills they found on the street in Zwanenburg, Noord-Holland. The police can't yet say what drugs were involved, a spokesperson said to NU.nl.
Nine residents of a building on Sumatrastraat in Amsterdam Oost were hospitalized during the early hours of Tuesday morning due to carbon monoxide poisoning. Their condition is not life threatening, AT5 reports.
Ambulances in the Netherlands often have too slow response times to emergencies, according to an analysis by Buurtfacts. In the countryside in particular ambulances regularly arrive late to an emergency
Prisoners were evacuated from a wing in the prison in Zwaag, Noord-Holland after a fire broke out in one of the cells during the early hours of Thursday morning. The prisoner staying in the cell where the fire started, was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries
One man was hurt Monday afternoon in a shooting on Amsterdam Noord. The man was rushed to an area hospital with leg injuries after first responders found him near the intersection of Papaverweg and Korte Papaverweg.
A truck driver is receiving high praise from local police for saving the life of a woman along the A29 highway. The trucker was cruising along near Heinenoord, Zuid-Holland on Monday morning when he saw a panic-stricken man trying to flag people down for help.
The Charlois unit of the Rotterdam police named a 6-year-old boy a hero for rescuing his baby sister from a car fire.
Emergency services broke up a massive brawl in the emergency asylum shelter in Rosmalen on Tuesday night. No one was injured. Some 100 asylum seekers were involved in the fight
The Public Prosecutor decided to scrap the fine issued for a wheelchair bus in Rotterdam during an escorted rush to the hospital October 16th.
One person was wounded during a shooting in the Slotervaart area of Amsterdam on Wednesday evening, police said. It happened at the same building where Haydar Zengin, a Turkish nationalist and former attorney, was found dead from a gunshot wound last month.
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.
For the first time in history ambulance staff across the nation embarked on a simultaneous strike action after wage negotiations stalled with employer Ambulancezorg Netherlands (AZN).Employees participating in the mass strike action only responded to emergency situations, while scheduled patient transport was be put on hold.
Paramedics across the Netherlands will hold their first-ever nationwide work stoppage on Wednesday, the FNV union announced on Tuesday. Ambulance crews will only respond to dispatch calls for actual emergencies, and will not go ahead with pre-planned patient transport, the union said.
Four Dutch men have been arrested in Birmingham for smuggling around 38 million worth of class A drugs from the Netherlands to the England using a Dutch ambulance. The four accussed, Leonardus Bijlsma (55), Richard Engelsbel (51), Olof Schoon (38) and Dennis Vogelaar (28) have all been charged with three counts of importing about 270 kilos of class A drugs, including cocaine, heroin and ecstasy.
With reporting by Zack Newmark.
At least four people were injured Wednesday morning when two different explosions occurred in a biomass power plant in Borssele, Zeeland, the regional safety office reported. The office says all four were hospitalized, however broadcaster Omroep Zeeland says two people received serious injuries and were rushed to an area hospital and the others were treated at the scene.