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Oct 23 '18 09:07

A 41-year-old woman was injured after she fell from a third floor balcony of an apartment building on Hogeweg in Venlo on Monday morning. The resident of the involved apartment, who was at home at the time of the fall, was arrested as a suspect, 1Limburg reports.

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Oct 16 '18 11:50

An intoxicated Dutch man fell from a balcony in the German city of Worms. He fell 7 meters to the ground, but survived. The injured, but conscious man was taken to hospital with unknown injuries, RTL NIeuws reports.

The man was standing on a third floor balcony. He had hung his coat over the balcony's railing. When his coat fell off the railing, the man tried to grab it. He lost his balance and fell over the railing, according to the broadcaster.

His fall was partly broken by a canopy. 

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Sep 14 '18 07:56

One person was taken to hospital with serious injuries after a "violent incident" in a home on Vlietstraat in Amsterdam on Thursday night, the police said on Twitter. The victim was found on the street. 

The police responded to the scene shortly before midnight after reports of a shooting. When emergency services arrived, they found the victim on the street. Witnesses told NH Nieuws that the victim fell or was pushed from a second floor window. 

The police are investigating what happened. It is not yet clear whether there was a shooting.

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Jun 6 '18 07:28

A 3-year-old boy was injured after falling from the window of a third floor apartment on Loosduinsekade in The Hague on Tuesday afternoon. The child was rushed to the Sophia Children's Hospital in Rotterdam under police escort, AD reports.

A trauma helicopter landed at the scene to provide first aid.

How the child fell is not yet clear. The police believe it was an accident, a spokesperson said to the newspaper. 

The boy's current condition is unknown. 

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May 25 '18 16:00

A 16-year-old boy was seriously injured in Gouda on Friday morning when he jumped off a roof while running from the police, Omroep West reports.

The boy was one of six teenagers sitting on a roof on Kleiweg and making noise. Four of them left a youth institution without permission. When the police wanted to take them back, one of them jumped off the roof. 

"He ran a bit over the roof and jumped - even before the cops could catch up to him - from the four floor building", a spokesperson for the police said to the broadcaster.

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May 4 '18 09:33

A woman and her 2-year-old child were both seriously injured in a fall from a 4th floor apartment in Overvecht on Thursday night. The woman jumped out of the window with the child in her arms, the police confirmed to the Telegraaf on Friday morning.

Mother and child were rushed to hospital. Their current condition is unknown. "It's a miracle that both survived", a police spokesperson said to the newspaper.

The incident happened around 9:30 p.m. at an apartment building on Othellodreef, near Utrecht Overvecht station. Bystanders found the woman and child in some bushes. 

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May 1 '18 08:00

A man was seriously hurt when he fell from a second floor window of a building on Dam Square in Amsterdam on Monday afternoon. The police believe it was an accident, a spokesperson for the police said to NU.nl.

The incident happened around 3:15 p.m. on Monday. According to Amsterdam broadcaster AT5, the man involved is a tourist. He fell from the window of Shelter City Hostel on Barndsteeg, the broadcaster reports. The man was conscious after his fall. 

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Apr 16 '18 15:20

A man fell around five meters while working on the telecom in the church tower of H. Martinus Church in Velddriel on Monday morning. He was taken to hospital. His condition is unknown, De Gelderlander reports.

The man fell from the third to the second floor and landed in a hard to reach place, at a height of around 15 meters. Emergency services, including an air ambulance and a height rescue team from Rotterdam, were dispatched to the scene. 

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Apr 3 '18 12:50

A woman was seriously injured at football club RKVV Brabantia in Eindhoven on Monday night when she fell from the stadium's stands. She fell several meters to the ground and was rushed to hospital by ambulance, Eindhovens Dagblad reports.

"Nobody knows exactly what happened", Erik Vos, chairman of RKVV Brabantia, said to the newspaper. The woman fell around 8:30 p.m. "It is not known if anyone saw her fall or if someone was with her. The police are investigating and questioned a lot of people."

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Jan 29 '18 14:20

The police found a half-naked man injured in the Oudaen castle in Utrecht early on Monday morning. The man fell through the roof of the building on Oudegracht. He was taken to hospital, AD reports.

The owner of the building noticed the man on surveillance camera footage and called the police at around 3:30 a.m. When they arrived at the scene, police officers found the largely undressed man injured inside the castle. An ambulance rushed the man to the hospital, where he is being guarded by the police. He is doing well under the circumstances and did not sustain serious injuries. 

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Jan 23 '18 07:21

A man is in critical condition after falling down the stairs in sex shop Candy Shop in Tilburg on Monday night. The naked, unconscious man was rushed to hospital by ambulance, Omroep Brabant reports.

Two ambulances, a trauma helicopter, three police cars and motorcycle officers were deployed to the shop on Korvelseweg. The police refused to say anything other than this was a "medical issue" to the broadcaster. 

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Oct 23 '17 15:20

A man died after falling from a home on Groesbeekseweg in Nijmegen on Monday morning. The police can't say with certainty that the fall was an accident, and therefore closed down the area as a crime scene, the Gelderland police said on Twitter around 1:00 p.m. 

Emergency services responded to the home around 11:00 a.m. and found the victim already dead at the scene. The victim's identity, age and where he is from were not revealed. "The police do not rule out a crime in fatal fall", the police said on Twitter.

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Sep 6 '17 15:40

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. 

Crime scene tape
Aug 31 '17 13:40

The police solved the murder of a 60-year-old man, who was in The Hague earlier this month, thanks to a DNA match. The perpetrator is a 20-year-old man from The Hague, who died shortly after the murder, AD reports.

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Aug 16 '17 13:00

Safe traffic association VVN would like to reduce the number of men's bicycles on Dutch roads. According to the association, the high top tube on men's bicycles is more dangerous than the lower tube on women's bikes, ANP reports.

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Jul 19 '17 11:00

Dementia was the leading cause of death in the Netherlands last year with over 15 thousand cases, according to preliminary figures Statistics Netherlands released on Wednesday. The number of dementia related deaths is expected to only increase with the aging population.

Compared to 2015, the number of dementia related deaths increased by 7 percent. The increase was strongest among men with 11 percent. Dementia is the second most common cause of death among men, with lung cancer taking first place. Last year 5 thousand men died due to dementia in the country.

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Jul 18 '17 11:20

A 4-year-old child fell through an apartment building's skylight on Monday afternoon and landed on a neighbor standing below. The child was taken to hospital to be checked over, but the injuries seemed to be minor, NH Nieuws reports.

The incident happened in an apartment building on IJburglaan in Amsterdam. The child was playing on a roof terrace and got onto a skylight. The dome could not hold the child's weight and collapsed. The child fell through the skylight and landed on a neighbor, washing dishes in the kitchen.

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Feb 2 '16 11:07

Assault is the second biggest cause of work related injuries that lead to at least 4 days of absence in the Netherlands. Every day there are an average of 53 cases of kicking, biting or threats that lead to long periods of work absence, according to a study done by Statistics Netherlands on "work accidents" that lead to at least 4 days of staying at home.

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Nov 2 '15 07:14

A code yellow weather warning for dense fog has been issued for all of the Netherlands. In some places the visibility may be less than 100 meters and motorists are urged to drive carefully.

Autumn Leaves
Oct 27 '15 08:05

The Netherlands will experience beautiful weather during the last days of October, Weerplaza expects. Today started sunny and the afternoon temperatures are expected to reach a lovely 17 degrees.

Mar 4 '15 16:20

An unfortunate fall from a cliff is the likely cause of death of missing Dutch women Kris Kremers and Lisanne Froon, according to investigators' latest research. The two women disappeared in April last year, and were last seen beginning a hike into the jungle near Boquete, Panama.

Feb 23 '15 17:55

Dutchman Mamitho Lendas became the first person to survive a fall from World's End, the 1,200 meter cliff in Sri Lanka's Horton Plains National Park, the Telegraph reports.

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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.

Care for the elderly
Jun 12 '14 13:48

The Dutch Red Cross wants to expand care for the elderly in The Netherlands. The organization carried out research, revealing statistics that cast an unfavorable light on the state of health care in the country.

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