fatal accident

Feb 5 '18 10:14

Two people were killed in an accident involving two cars on Zelhemseweg near Ruurlo on Monday morning. A third person was rushed to hospital by helicopter in critical condition. The police are still investigating the cause of the accident, but believe that iciness on the roads may be to blame, Omroep Gelderland reports.

One of the vehicles started skidding and ended up on the wrong side of the road, the police believe. The car crashed head-on with another vehicle. The accident happened just after 7:00 a.m.

Inside a Texaco gas station shop in Drongen
Jan 24 '18 11:00

A drunk Belgian man who shop on the E40 highway in Drognen, Belgium, on Monday night, was convicted for driving under the influence five times before, Omroep Brabant reports.

Inside a Texaco gas station shop in Drongen
Jan 23 '18 09:04

A Belgian driver crashed into the store of a Texaco gas station on the E40 highway towards Brussels on Monday night. One person was killed and two were seriously injured. According to VRT, all three victims are Dutch.

Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad reports that the three Dutch colleagues were drinking coffee in the shop when the car crashed into them. The Dutch person who was killed was a middle aged man, according to the newspaper. His two colleagues were seriously injured, but are in a stable condition.

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Jan 22 '18 15:20

A train crashed into a car on a crossing between Holten and Rijssen on Monday morning. The person in the car was killed in the collision, a member of ProRail's incident team confirmed on Twitter.

The accident happened on the Keizerdijk crossing on the outskirts of Rijssen, the Telegraaf reports. Emergency services - ambulances, police, fire department, and ProRail's incident team - were at the scene within minutes. But it was quickly revealed that the motorist could not be saved. 

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Jan 18 '18 14:03

At least three people died during a on Thursday. Three men were killed in separate accidents in Zwolle, Enschede, and Vuren, the local police departments report.

German police car
Dec 28 '17 16:40

The truck driver who on Thursday morning, was under the influence of alcohol. A 23-year-old police officer was killed in the crash and two of her colleagues were seriously injured. One officer is still in critical condition, RTL Nieuws reports. 

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Dec 28 '17 07:46

A 23-year-old German police officer was killed and two other officers were seriously injured in an accident with a truck on the A61 highway near Viersen, just across the border from the Netherlands. The German police were parked along the highway, waiting for the truck after the Dutch police warned them about the truck's driving behavior, NOS reports.

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Dec 26 '17 17:00

The police are still that may have been involved in an accident on Sloeweg in Ritthem earlier this month in which two young children were killed. In the investigation into this accident, the police determined that the truck is from Slovenia, the police said in a statement on Tuesday.

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Dec 20 '17 17:50

Police investigation revealed that a truck may have been involved in an accident on Sloeweg in Ritthem in which two children were killed. The police are looking for the driver of this truck to speak to him or her as a witness.

Ambulance
Dec 13 '17 08:21

A 5-year-old girl who was seriously injuredon Tuesday morning, passed away in hospital on Tuesday night, the police confirmed. Her 2-year-old brother was also killed in the accident.

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Dec 12 '17 16:20

A 2-year-old boy was killed and his 5-year-old sister was seriously injured in an accident on Sloeweg Noord in the Zeeland town of Ritthem on Tuesday morning. The boy died at the scene and the girl was rushed to hospital by trauma helicopter. Two adults were also injured, the Telegraaf reports.

Police boat
Dec 4 '17 07:19

At least two men were killed in a fishing boat accident near the former work island of Neeltje Jans in Zeeland. A third man is still missing. The search for the man was stopped on Sunday night when it became too dark to continue. The police will resume the search on Monday morning, ANP reports.

A gravel quarry
Nov 29 '17 10:20

After a long search, emergency found and recovered the body of a 42-year-old Dutch man from a mountain of gravel in Germany, just across the border from Dinxperlo. Four men were c while working on the Kieswerk Breels excavation site on Tuesday. Two were rescued with only minor injuries. One is still missing, AD reports.

Ambulance
Nov 20 '17 08:48

Two people were killed in an accident involving a wrong-way driver on the A73 near the Roertunnel in Roermond on Sunday night. The drivers of the two involved cars died at the scene, the police said in a statement.

The accident happened around 10:30 p.m. The wrong-way driver drove through the tunnel northbound and crashed into another vehicle just outside the tunnel. First responders tried to help the victims, but it was to no avail. Both died at the scene. The police did not reveal the victims' identities. 

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Nov 15 '17 09:43

A witness set to testify against Dutch criminal kingpin , was killed in a bizarre accident in Eastern Europe on Sunday. According to AT5, Hidr Korkmaz was electrocuted while fishing - his line hit an electricity pole when he cast it.

The Public Prosecutor in Amsterdam confirmed Korkmaz's death to the broadcaster. "The local government assumes a tragic accident. We do not doubt that, but we can not confirm it", a spokesperson said to AT5. 

Police sign
Oct 27 '17 12:00

The death of a 34-year-old man from Kleve, Germany after falling from a roof in Nijmegen on Monday, was an accident, the police concluded. The case is now closed.

Tramuntana mountains on Majorca
Oct 9 '17 16:30

A 47-year-old Dutch man was killed in an accident with a small plane on the Spanish island of Majorca on Sunday. Richard de Nijs took off in good weather on Sunday morning, but quickly found himself in thick clouds in the Tramuntana mountain range, according to newspaper AD. The local authorities believe he crashed into a mountain hidden by the clouds.

The small plane went up in flames after the crash, also causing a small forest fire, according to the newspaper. De Nijs, who had been living in Barcelona for some time, was found dead in the cockpit.

Dutch amphibious soldiers of NLMARSOF surfacing in hostile territory
Oct 3 '17 10:30

For the first time ever, Dutch soldiers are pressing charges against their employer. On Saturday five members of the Corps Commandos announced that they are pressing charges against the Ministry of Defense over a fatal accident in which Sander Klap was shot and killed during a training exercise in Ossendrecht last year. "If nothing changes, he died for nothing", one of the five soldiers said to newspaper AD on Tuesday.

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Sep 29 '17 16:50

A 59-year-old man from Hardenberg was questioned as a suspect in an in Wierden on Friday morning. The young girl was hit by a truck on Nijverdalsestraat around 8:00 a.m. 

Police officer and paramedic
Sep 29 '17 10:50

A young girl was killed in a traffic accident on Nijverdalsestraat in Wierden on Friday morning. She was on her bicycle when she was run over by a truck around 8:00 a.m., according to De Gelderlander and Tubantia.

The age of the girl is unknown. 

An eyewitness told the newspapers that the truck rolled down a hill without a driver behind the steering wheel. The police could not confirm this.

The accident happened at the Total garage. 

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Sep 28 '17 11:30

The Ministry of Defense "falls seriously short" in ensuring the safety of Dutch soldiers deployed to the UN mission in Mali, the Dutch Safety Board concluded in its investigation into an accident in which two Dutch soldiers were killed and another was injured when a mortar grenade exploded during a training exercise last year. Both and the medical care were not in order, ANP reports.

Frans Router on the left, wearing a sunhat
Sep 28 '17 08:16

The body of missing Frans Router (73) was found in the Moselle River in Germany on Wednesday. The Roermond man went missing on Friday, when he did not return to his hotel after attending a wine festival in the village of Ellenz-Poltersdorf. According to the German police, he was killed in an accident - he fell into the river and hit his head on a stone, AD reports.

Dutch soldiers
Sep 28 '17 07:59

A mortar grenade that last year was one of a thousand grenades that were unsafe - something the Ministry of Defense was aware of, Jean Debie, chairman of defense union VBM said to RTL Nieuws. If Defense followed its own safety procedures, 29-year-old Henry Hoving and 24-year-old Kevin Roggeveld would still be alive, Debie said. A third soldier sustained serious injuries.

Sep 27 '17 14:10

The Polish truck driver that caused an accident on a German highway A67 on Sunday, was under the influence of alcohol at the time. According to the German police, the 34-year-old Polish man had 3.09 promille alcohol in his blood. In both Germany and the Netherlands, the limit is 0.5 promille, NOS reports.

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