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
Emergency services rushed to rescue a family after their car got stuck between two trucks in a collision on the A16 near Breda on Monday morning. The family, consisting of mother, father and two young children, were taken to the hospital. The extent of their injuries are unknown.
A motorist got quite a fright on the A15 near Dodewaard on Tuesday morning when a goose flew straight through his van's windshield. Both goose and driver escaped the bizarre accident with only minor injuries.
Eleven people were injured in an accident involving three cars on Saturday. The accident happened around 5:55 p.m. on Elburgerweg in Dronten. The injured people were taken to a hospital.
Football club VVV-Venlo is mourning the death of one of its youth players. Beau Vilters was killed in a traffic accident on the A73 on Sunday.
A road rage incident between two drivers led to a traffic accident on the A-58 highway in Etten-Leur. Five people were taken to the hospital in ambulances for medical examination.
Two sisters of 75 and 78 years of Margraten (Limburg) lost their lives on Wednesday in their hometown, due to a tragical traffic accident. When the two pedestrians crossed the high way around 5.00 pm, they were hit by a tractor with a lawnmower installed at the front.
The precise location of the accident was the crossing of the highway with the Sterre der Zeestraat, reported the police. The tractor was driven by a 43-year old man from Echt, Limburg. The driver gave a statement to the police. After taking the statement the police let the man go.
Prime Minister Mark Rutte helped a victim of a traffic accident in The Hague on Monday afternoon. The woman, who was cycling when she was hit by a truck, died later.
Two people died and four were severely injured after a serious traffic accident on the N223 close to Lier on Thursday morning.