balcony

Ambulance
Apr 30 '19 07:32

A toddler was rushed to hospital with unknown injuries after falling from a balcony on Albertuslaan in Kerkrade on Monday night. The child fell around 3 meters, the police said on Twitter.

The severity of the child's injuries is not yet known. The boy was conscious when the emergency services arrived, according to the police.

At this stage the police believe the child's fall was accidental, but they are investigating the incident to make sure nothing else was going on. 

Dutch police crime scene tape
Jul 4 '18 13:40

A balcony fell off a second floor apartment on Westindischekade in Groningen on Wednesday morning. No one was injured. Housing association Lefier will inspect the other balconies in the apartment building to see if any others are at risk of collapsing, RTV Noord reports.

Ambulance
Jan 1 '18 09:03

A group of Arnhem young people's New Year's party ended early when the balcony they were standing on collapsed on Sunday. Three people were injured, one sustaining a back injury. The injured young people were taken to hospital in stable condition, the Gelderlander reports.

According to the fire department, 10 people were standing on the balcony on Kastanjelaan when it collapsed just before midnight. Some others sustained minor injuries and were treated by ambulances that responded to the scene. 

Feb 17 '15 15:28

The street-level assassination of 60-year old Beyhan Demirci, who was shot while standing on her balcony, is possibly a case of mistaken identity, police revealed on Tuesday. The victim was shot by unidentified assailants standing on the street below in Amsterdam Nieuw-West on January 14th.

Lagos, Portugal
Apr 29 '14 08:03

A Dutch man (57) and woman (58) were found dead on the street next to an apartment building in the South-Portuguese city Lagos, in the region of Algarve. It seems that they fell from the balcony of their apartment, which is a drop of about twenty meters. The local authorities are investigating.

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