injury

Scooters
Jul 13 '17 11:20

Dutch tourists get into increasingly serious accidents with hired scooters while vacationing abroad, according to Eurocross Assistance.

"The injuries reported to us are more serious than a few years ago. Think of a femur fracture, a pelvic fracture and head injury", Nicole Bootsma, head of the Eurocross emergency medical team, said to news wire ANP. Eurocross Assistance is the Dutch alarm center for helping Dutch who get into trouble abroad.

Jun 23 '16 16:30

IKEA issued a warning stating that the baby gates for staircase the store sold for years is unsafe. The company received several reports of children falling down the stairs when the gates opened unexpectedly, sometimes resulting in injury

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Nov 12 '15 14:25

Dutch football association KNVB sees no reason to implement a ban on headers for young players, as the American football association U.S. Soccer did earlier this week.

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Mar 18 '15 15:50

A fourth person has died a month after a fire at a Nijmegen retirement home, NRC reports. The 80-year-old resident of the home died of injuries caused after a fire on February 20 spread from a snack bar to the senior complex above it.

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Feb 18 '15 18:17

The owl that sowed fear in Purmerend and Kwadijk last year, is asserting itself again this year, as several new reports of attacks by the aggressive owl were filed last week.

Feb 16 '15 16:39

A 27-year old man shot and injured in an incident in Terneuzen, Zeeland will likely not be able to walk again, police said on Monday. The shooting took place on December 16th last year, and at least one gunman is still at large.

Feb 12 '15 20:05

The police arrested a 17-year old boy from Assen on Thursday afternoon. The boy had recently been into a property on Geulstraat and stabbed a man, the police reports. He is suspected of attempted manslaughter or murder.

Feb 11 '15 18:03

This winter season has seen about 900 reports of injury by Dutch skiers, equaling an increase of nine percent from the same period in the 2013-2014 season.

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Feb 10 '15 17:24

Lawyers representing victims in a 2013 bus accident are suing Dutch GPS manufacturer TomTom NV, American rival Garmin International Inc. and their subsidiaries for more than 15 million dollars in damages. Thirty-five people from Pennsylvania, US were injured in the crash, when a charter bus rammed an overpass in Boston.

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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.

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Feb 8 '15 18:30

Unpopular measures would be needed to reduce the number of injuries and deaths in traffic, suggests a new study published today by the Road Safety Research Foundation (Stichting Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek Verkeersveiligheid). The measures include compulsory helmet requirements for children and the elderly, as well as moped riders. Minister of Infrastructure Melanie Schultz van Haegen does not see this happening.

Mario D.
Feb 3 '15 16:29

The driver of the monster truck that fatally drove into the crowd during an automotive show in Haaksbergen could soon be back in his vehicle. The truck, however, is not yet being returned to stuntman Mario D., but to the Waarborgfonds Motorverkeer (Motor Traffic Guarantee Fund), determined a court in Almelo. The stuntman was also responsible for a poorly executed stunt which led to the injury of a young girl.

Jan 19 '15 17:51

An Australian man has admitted to the vicious and repeated rape and abuse of a young Dutch tourist on the day he was due to face an Australian court for the charges.

Oct 6 '14 09:04

A 34-year-old man died, and eight people were injured after a taxi van crashed into a car. The driver of the car, which was headed into oncoming traffic, died at the scene.

Nigel de Jong
Jul 2 '14 08:19

Nigel de Jong will no longer be able to assist The Netherlands in their World Cup campaign due to a groin injury that will see him inactive on the bench for the next two to four weeks. On Twitter, De Jong says he is "devastated" at the news, but encourages his team to remain focused.

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Jun 19 '14 09:32

Bruno Martins Indi has sustained a mild concussion after colliding with Australian footballer Tim Cahill in yesterday's World Cup match.

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Jun 9 '14 08:24

The Dutch national team trained intensively over the weekend following their arrival in Brazil. The training camp experienced a few set backs though, as both Wesley Sneijder and later Arjen Robben had trouble moving after brief injuries on field.

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May 12 '14 08:10

At an attempted robbery in a home in Utrecht, police and robbers fired shots at each other, the police reports. One resident was lightly injured and brought to hospital, four others were unharmed.

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Mar 4 '14 12:42

Arjen Robben isn't expecting to be able to play in the friendly game with France on Wednesday.

Feb 12 '14 08:40

Children at the Verhoeff-Rollmannschool in Bodegraven aren't allowed to play chase anymore after a safety probe has deemed it too dangerous.

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