pedestrian crossing

Jan 27 '17 11:20

A 23-year-old woman is in critical condition in an Amsterdam hospital after she was run over by a car while crossing the street at a pedestrian crossing on Spaklerweg on Thursday, the police said in a statement

According to the police, the 66-year-old driver of the car was arrested. He was taken to a police station for questioning and a breathalyzer test. No alcohol was found in his system and he was released. 

The police initially said that the victim died, but later called it a "mistake in communication". The woman is in hospital with critical injuries. 

Dec 26 '16 13:40

A 47-year-old man was killed when a car hit him as he was crossing the street at a pedestrian crossing in Amsterdam-Noord during the early hours of Monday morning, the police said on Monday.

According to the police, it seems that the 59-year-old driver of the car did not see the victim. He was taken in for questioning.

The accident happened on Wekrtuigstraat. The victim died a short time later in hospital. 

Apr 3 '15 16:20

The policeman, part of an arrest team, who ran over an 18-year old girl driving a scooter on a pedestrian crossing in 2013 in Eindhoven, was sentenced today for reckless driving, NU reported. Court in Den Bosch gave the driver a 2 year conditional suspended sentence, according to which he has show exemplary driving for two years or his driver's license will be suspended.

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