Eleven students and five teachers from the Strabrecht College in Geldorp were hospitalized after their school bus crashed into the back of a truck on the A16 between Duinkerken and Calais in France this morning, the school said in a statement on its website. The bus driver was critically injured and is in hospital in Lille.
A Dutch school bus crashed into a truck on the A16 highway in Bourbourg, France on Thursday morning. The bus driver was rushed to the hospital in critical condition by helicopter. Sixteen kids and two adults were also injured. Two of them were taken to hospital, the others sustained minor injuries, according to NU.nl
The accident happened around 4:45 a.m. There were around 50 kids and six adults from the Strabrecht College in Geldorp on the bus. They were on their way to London for a school trip and left Geldorp around 1:00 a.m.
A 10-month-old baby was flung out of her mother's car and onto the road in an accident on the A58 highway on Tuesday afternoon. A trucker blocked the highway to protect the girl from oncoming traffic. Both baby and her 29-year-old mother survived the accident, though the extent of their injuries is unknown.
The 29-year-old woman from Tilburg hit the guard rail for unknown reasons and the car rolled, NOS reports. The baby was flung out of the car, car seat and all.
At least eight people were injured in a serious accident involving three trucks and one car on the A12 highway at the Oud-Dijk junction in Zevenaar on Tuesday morning. The A12 highway from the German border in the direction of Arnhem is closed while the scene is being cleaned up. Cleanup is expected to take until 1:00 p.m., the police said on Twitter.
A Tesla Model S in autopilot mode rear-ended a truck on the A1 highway in Bathmen, Overijssel on Tuesday, the owner of the car Blom Opleidingen confirmed to RTV Oost. According to the driver, the accident had nothing to do with the fact that the car was in autopilot. No one was injured, NU.nl reports.
Three people were hurt in a serious hit-and-run accident involving five cars on the A16 near Zevenbergen on Thursday afternoon. The responsible driver, a 32-year-old woman, turned herself in to the police later that evening, AD reports.
The accident happened around 5:40 p.m. The woman lost control of her white Fiat, causing the car behind her to slam on the brakes. A chain collision involving three other cars followed.
A 14-year-old girl was killed when she was hit by a truck while cycling in Amsterdam on Thursday morning. She is the 6th cyclist to be killed in the city this year.
A 70-year-old man and his 47-year-old son were brutally assaulted after an accident with a taxi in Tilburg on Tuesday night
Traditional measures like license suspension have little effect on hardcore drunk drivers, according to a SWOV report tilted Serious alcohol offenders in traffic. In many cases, these offenders just get back on the road without a license
State Secretary Martijn van Dam was involved in a traffic accident in Seoul, South Korea. His car was hit by a van. The State Secretary escaped with only a shock, but the car sustained considerable damage
Ajax footballer Anwar El-Ghazi was involved in a traffic accident on Borchlandweg in Duivendrecht, Amsterdam on Monday morning. The football player hit a cyclist with his car at a crossing
The A2 highway from Maastricht to Eindhoven is closed on Tuesday morning after an accident left about 3 thousand chickens wandering the road
The A58 highway is closed near Tilburg in the direction of Breda on Friday morning due to an accident involving several cars. Traffic information service ANWB reports that people were injured, though how many people and the extent of their injuries are unclear. Emergency services are on site.
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.
A 59-year-old man was injured when a police vehicle crashed into his car in Amsterdam-Zuid during the early hours of Friday morning. The fire department had to free him from his car before he could be taken to the hospital, the Telegraaf reports.
A SWAT team arrested a 31-year-old man in Tilburg on Tuesday in connection with a traffic accident that turned into a shooting incident in the city on Monday night, the police announced.
Two people were arrested in Tilburg on Monday night after an argument over a traffic accident ended in shots being fired. One person was wounded in the accident, but did not have to go to the hospital, the police report on Twitter.
A New Zealand court sentenced a man to six weeks of house arrest and 200 hours of community service on Thursday for causing the death of a Dutch woman in a traffic accident. He also has to pay 7 thousand euros in compensation and his drivers license was suspended for 1.5 years
Hilvarenbeek is mourning the loss of Pepijn. The 16-year-old boy passed away in hospital after being hit by a car at a bus stop in Hilvarenbeek on Tuesday night.
One driver was killed in an accident when a hailstorm hit traffic on the A6 between Lelystad and Emmeloord on Thursday morning. There were collisions on both sides of the highway and the road is closed in both directions, according to traffic information service ANWB.
A 16-year-old boy was critically injured in a freak car accident in Hilvarenbeek on Tuesday night. The boy was waiting at a bus stop with friends when he somehow ended up in the road and was hit by a car. The 28-year-old driver was arrested at the scene, though so far the police does not believe that alcohol or reckless driving played a part in the accident
Four people and a dog were injured in a 12-car pileup at the Amsterdam Sloten exit on the A4 on Sunday afternoon. The injured people were taken to a hospital and the dog to a veterinary clinic