Seven people were killed in five traffic accidents throughout the Netherlands over the weekend.
One person was killed and another seriously hurt in an accident on the A58 highway near Moergestel on Monday morning. The highway towards Tilburg is closed.
The accident may have been caused by stones on the road, ANP reports. The police are investigating whether the stones fell from a vehicle or were deliberately placed on the road, AD reports.
The highway is closed between junction Batadorp and Moergestel, ANWB reports.
Motorists trapped on the highway due to the road closures were led away by the police around 6:45 a.m.
Eight people were injured when a truck crashed into a traffic jam on the A58 between Breda and Eindhoven on Monday morning. The accident happened near Moergestel.
The A58 from Breda to Eindhoven was closed down completely near Moergestel on Monday morning after a truck crashed into a traffic jam at around 8:30 a.m. According to the police, several vehicles were involved in the accident.
The police arrested 55 people and searched 111 locations in the southern parts of the Netherlands in a major ongoing investigation into a network trading in synthetic drugs and cannabis on Monday.