car accident

Pieke Dassen, Aart Staartjes (middle) and Jennifer Willems in Dutch children's show De film van Ome Willem in 1981
Jan 13 '20 07:37

Producer and actor Aart Staartjes died at the age of 81 from injuries he sustained in a car accident in Leeuwarden on Friday. Staartjes was rushed to a hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. The police are investigating the causes of the accident, NOS reports.

Dutch police sign
Sep 19 '17 13:10

Two bodies found in the water of the Thijssengracht in Giethoorn on Monday, were identified as two Polish seasonal workers. Their car crashed into the canal last week, and they had been missing since, AD reports.

The victims are two men, aged 24 and 44 years. After the accident, divers searched the car and canal, but could not find the victims. Investigation confirmed that the two Polish men were the occupants of the car. 

Sep 18 '17 07:29

A car crashed into a home in the Noord-Brabant village of Luyksgestel on Sunday morning, crashing through the wall exactly where resident, 75-year-old Harrie van der Heijden, was sleeping at the time. The elderly man was rushed to hospital in critical condition. He died during the course of the day, AD reports.

2008 BMW M3 E92 in Dutch police livery
Jul 25 '17 07:52

An ATM bombing in Germany early on Tuesday morning, ended in a car crash in the city of Utrecht. The perpetrators fled afoot and the police are still looking for them, AD reports.

The bombing happened in Wessel, a few dozen kilometers from the border at Arnhem. The German police gave chase and called in their Dutch colleagues when the Audi the perpetrators were driving crossed the border into the Netherlands.

A6 highway between Lelystad and Muiden closed after a car ended up in the water, killing 3 people, 29 May 2017
May 30 '17 08:20

Dutch actor John Wijdenbosch, his 36-year-old wife and 4-year-old daughter were killed in a car accident on the A6 near Lelystad on Monday. A passerby noticed their car in a drainage canal around 9:00 a.m., and emergency services were quickly at the scene, but the actor and his family could not be saved, RTL Nieuws reports.

Fire department divers removed their bodies from the water. Investigators had not said how the car wound up in the water by Tuesday morning.

Nov 23 '16 08:51

VVD parliamentarian Fred Teeven is stepping aside as parliamentarian to undergo a brain surgery in January. The expectation is that he wil not return to the Tweede Kamer, the lower house of Dutch parliament, to speak before the elections in March next year, the Telegraaf reported on Wednesday.

December 22nd will be Teeven's last regular working day before the surgery in January. He may still occassionally return to the Kamer to vote before the elections, but not as a spokesperson, according to the newspaper.

Jul 9 '16 12:02

Three adults and a child were killed when the car they were in crashed into the water in Stieltjeskanaal in Drenthe on Saturday. All four victims came from Stieltjeskanaal.

Feb 3 '16 13:54

Three Utrecht residents were killed and another critically injured in a car crash while fleeing from the scene of a burglary in Germany on Monday morning. The trio sped away from a burglary at a telecom shop in Krefeld in a stolen Audi and lost control of the car. The car went off the road, rolled and ended up against a tree. All three Dutch were thrown from the vehicle, German news site reports.

Dec 30 '15 09:10

The A27 from Gorinchem to Almere was closed down for several hours near Utrecht-Noord after a car accident involving a police car. Two officers were taken to the hospital with injuries

Oct 21 '15 10:23

Two suspects were killed in a car accident during a police chase in Ede on Tuesday.

Sep 21 '15 14:00

One girl might be too scared to ever get behind the wheel again after her first driving lesson ended with her crashing into a furniture store in Oosterhout on Sunday morning.

Sep 7 '15 13:15

Two people were killed in a head-on collision caused by a car driving the wrong way on the A7 between Abbekerk and Middenmeer on Sunday night.

Aug 19 '15 09:46

A family vacation in southern Germany has ended in tragedy for the Mahieu family from Dongen, Brabant. A car accident on Monday claimed the life of mother Marian and left the rest of the family injured.

Jul 13 '15 12:01

Eleven people were injured in an accident involving three cars on Saturday. The accident happened around 5:55 p.m. on Elburgerweg in Dronten. The injured people were taken to a hospital.

2008 BMW M3 E92 in Dutch police livery
May 26 '15 12:02

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.

Apr 2 '15 10:13

VVD Parliamentarian Fred Teeven sustained a substantial head injury in a car accident in Wassenaar yesterday afternoon, De Telegraaf reports. He was taken to the hospital in an ambulance.

Mar 6 '15 14:20

Two suspects were injured in a car accident after blowing up an ATM in Nijkerk early this morning. The two suspects were taken to the hospital. A third suspect is still at large.

Nissan Ambulance
Jan 19 '15 17:58

A 46-year-old man has made a statement after being apprehended as a suspect in a police investigation.

Nov 27 '14 11:24

Three elderly women died in a car accident on the N381 at Zweeloo on Wednesday night. The victims are three women from Borger age 72, 76 and 77 and a 73 year old woman from Buinen.

2008 BMW M3 E92 in Dutch police livery
Sep 25 '14 15:09

An 88 year old woman from Arnhem died late Wednesday after she was hit by a car in Hollandweg.

Apr 25 '14 15:51

A traffic accident in Weerselo claimed the life of a 33-year-old woman this morning.

Mar 31 '14 10:59

A young man was killed in a very serious accident on the Poppelseweg in Goirle on Sunday.

Timothy Broas
Feb 28 '14 06:52

A scooter and a car collided in Boven-Leeuwden in Gelderland on Thursday evening. A 16-year old girl from Druten was killed.

Feb 13 '14 09:45

A woman was killed in a collision on the A28 in Putten on Wednesday night.


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