Leusden

A truck crashed into a viaduct on the A28 at Leusden, 13 March 2018
Mar 13 '18 11:40

A truck crashed into a pillar of a viaduct on te A28 at Leusden-Zuid on Tuesday morning. The highway from Utrecht to Amersfoort is closed, the traffic information services report on twitter. 

The accident happened around 10:00 a.m. The truck driver is trapped in the truck, according to the police. The fire department is at the scene, and placed screens around the scene of the accident. A trauma helicopter is also at the scene, AD reports.

The grave of Aleksej Andrejevitsj Andrejev in the Russisch Ereveld in Leusden
Dec 14 '17 10:40

After more than 75 years the daughter and the granddaughter of a lost Soviet soldier have discovered that he is buried in Leusden, Utrecht. The Second World War soldier, Aleksej Andrejevitsj Andrejev, was found in the Russisch Ereveld, where 865 war victims from the former Soviet Union are buried, the foundation in charge of the Russisch Ereveld announced. 

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Apr 25 '17 18:05

The Bugatti Chiron officially put its wheels on Dutch soil this weekend. It is the 7th Bugatti Chiron in the world and the first in the Netherlands. And with a price tag of over 3.4 million euros, it is also the most expensive new car ever registered in the country, the Telegraaf reports.

13,000 year old remains of a pine tree found in Leusden, Utrecht, March 2017
Mar 6 '17 12:00

The remains of a 13 thousand year old pine forest was found in Leusden in the province of Utrecht, the University of Utrecht said on its website. According to researchers from Utrecht University and the Netherlands Cultural Heritage Service, the discovery is very important as the trees give an accurate picture of the effects of an abrupt and drastic change in climate.

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Mar 14 '16 14:45

Arnoud H. is facing court on Monday for his role in a fatal speedboat accident on the Vinkeveense Plassen in 2014. In court H. acknowledged that he was speeding when his speedboat crashed into another boat on August 2nd, 2014, but denies that he was drunk and that his speedboat did not have sufficient lighting

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Feb 12 '16 16:40

The Netherlands is one of Bugatti's most important markets for its two-million-dollar-supercars. A significant portion of the more than 100 Bugatti Chirons sold in the world were sold in the Netherlands, according to Stefan Brungs, a member of Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. board of directors and responsible for Sales and Marketing

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Dec 25 '14 09:58

Thousands of Leusden residents were without power for a while on Christmas Eve. Over 3,300 residents had to deal with a power failure due to a broken cable from 20:30 last night.

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Nov 21 '14 10:22

On Thursday the police rushed to the Biezenkamp shopping center in Leusden in the hopes of stopping an armed robbery, only to discover a yoga class in progress.

Vinkeveense Plassen
Aug 11 '14 10:37

A spokesperson for the Public Prosecution Authority (OM), says that the driver of the speedboat that crashed into a sloop on the Vinkeveense Plassen earlier this month was three times over the alcohol limit.

Vinkeveense Plassen
Aug 4 '14 10:52

Police in the region of Utrecht have arrested three people for their involvement in a boat collision that left two dead. They are being held on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter and leaving the place of an accident, according to a police spokesperson. The accident occurred on Saturday night, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

Jan 21 '14 13:53

Police have appealed for help to find suspects in the shooting last night that left a young man from Amersfoort dead.

Dec 5 '13 04:34

The Dutch adoptive parents of the Belgian baby, Donna, were conditionally sentenced to 8 months in prison by the court of Appeal in Gent. The sentence remained the same as that of the court.

Nov 4 '13 00:05

A 24-year-old man from Leusden, near Amersfoort, was severely beaten by a large group this weekend.The police are looking for witnesses.

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