Technology company ASML in Veldhoven, Noord-Brabant, lost three of its employees in a fatal car crash in the United States. The victims are 38-year-old Tim Alberts, 25-year-old Ronald Wall from Deil and 22-year-old James Shennan, who had a New Zealand background, the Telegraaf reports.
Two Dutch people were killed in a traffic accident in the United States state of Oregon, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed. A third person in the car with them also died. His nationality has not yet been confirmed, NOS reports.
The three people were driving near the town of Salem when their car was hit from behind by a pick-up truck. They then crashed into another car.
According to KATU News, the accident happened on Thursday. The victims died from their injuries over the weekend.
Seven people were killed in five traffic accidents throughout the Netherlands over the weekend.
A road rage incident following an accident got completely out of hand in Oss on Saturday night. Two people were taken to hospital with stab wounds in their legs, and seven people were arrested, AD reports.
Around 9:00 p.m. on Willibrordusweg, a car crashed into the fence and hedge of a home. The residents were not home at the time.
A motorist crashed into an agricultural vehicle on Goudbergesewg in Strijbeek early on Thursday morning. The injured driver, a 78-year-old man, got out of his car and went wandering into the woods, the police said in a statement.
The accident happened around 00:30 a.m. Because the man was injured, several police units were deployed to look for him. A police helicopter also helped in the search.
The man was eventually found around 7:30 a.m. in a forest plot on the border between the Netherlands and Belgium. He was taken to hospital by ambulance.
Five people were injured in a serious accident involving three cars on the N209 near the Zuid-Holland town of Bergschenhoek on Tuesday evening. Two of the victims are seriously injured. All victims were taken to hospital, the police said on Twitter.
The two seriously hurt people were in a car carrying a 44-year-old woman and her two sons aged 10 and 14, RTL Nieuws reports. The mother and one son were seriously hurt. They're a family from Bergschenhoek.
The accident caused quite a bit of damage on the road. The N209 was closed in both directions for hours.
A pedestrian was hit by a truck on the corner of Van Hogendorpstraat and Groen van Prinstererstraat in Amsterdam's Staatsliedenbuurt on Wednesday morning. The pedestrian - an elderly woman according to a witness - was seriously injured, AT5 reports.
The accident happened around 8:30 a.m., Het Parool reports. According to the police, the victim was immediately rushed to hospital. Her current condition is unknown.
The police are investigating what happened. It is possible that the truck driver did not see her.
A 66-year-old driving instructor from Amersfoort was killed in a collision between his car and a train in Bussum on Tuesday. His student, an 18-year-old girl from Bussum, managed to get out of the car and off the tracks just in time.
The accident happened around 11:15 a.m. on a rail crossing on Herenstraat, according to the police. The driving instructor died at the scene. None of the 140 passengers in the train were injured. Another train took them to their destination.
Four traffic accidents in Noord-Brabant and Gelderland claimed a total of six lives over the past 24 hours.
Two people were injured in a shooting at a cemetery in Roermond on Sunday afternoon. According to the police, the shooting was preceded by an argument, which turned into a fight.
Multiple suspects fled the scene. The police are looking for them. By Sunday night, no arrests were made.
Witnesses told NU.nl that the incident started with a car crashing into a tree and a fence at high speed. Some men stepped out of the car and there was a quarrel between four men. Two of them were armed with baseball bats. The two other men shot at them, and then fled.
For the first time more cyclists than motorists died in traffic accidents in the Netherlands in 2017, Statistics Netherlands reported on Wednesday. A total of 206 cyclists and 201 motorists were killed in accidents last year.
The number of cyclists killed in accidents increased from 189 in 2016. The total number of people killed in traffic accidents decreased slightly, 613 in 2017 compared to 629 in 2016.
A Tesla crashed into the water on Korte Haven in Schiedam on Monday. The driver managed to get out of the basically brand new car himself, AD reports.
The accident happened around 8:30 p.m. The driver watched as his car, which was bought in August 2017 and cost 140 thousand euros, sank into the water.
An ambulance responded to the scene, but the man said he did not want help, according to the newspaper.
Bystanders told AD that the man visited a bar before the accident.
Multiple people were hurt when a tour bush crashed through a guardrail and into a tree on Gooiseweg in Amsterdam on Wednesday morning, the Amsterdam police said on Twitter.
Three people were taken to hospital, none of the other passengers were hurt, the fire department reports. All passengers were removed from the bus. No one got stuck. The unharmed passengers were taken to a nearby hotel.
According to RTL Nieuws, the tour bus came from Sweden and had 42 passengers on board. Het Parool reports that there are several people with broken bones.
A motorist was killed in The Hague on Tuesday night after his car crashed into a canal. Bystanders tried to rescue the man out of the car, but were unsuccessful. Fire brigade divers eventually got him out of the water.
"He was resuscitated, but it was to no avail", a spokesperson for the fire department said to newspaper AD.
The accident happened around 11:45 p.m. on Soestdijksekade, the police said on Twitter. Fire brigade divers are searching for any other passengers. The police are investigating the cause of the accident.
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.
A body was removed from the Waal river near Brakel after a serious accident in which a car crashed into the river on Thursday night. It is possible that the accident claimed more lives, a police spokesperson said to De Gelderlander.
The accident happened around 10:50 p.m. A car crashed into the water on Veerdam in Brakel, Gelderland, close to the ferry to Herwijnen. Eyewitnesses saw the car's headlights shine under the water for a moment before they went out. The cause of the accident is still unclear.
Traffic jams in the Netherlands increased sharply in the first three months of 2018, travelers association ANWB announced on Wednesday. Traffic jam severity - the length of the traffic jam multiplied by its duration - increased by over 25 percent, NU.nl reports.
A truck driver involved in a major accident near Helmond on Monday, in which five people were killed and four injured, is mentally shaken by what happened. The trucker's injuries are less severe than expected. "He has a number of scrapes and a lump on his knee, but especially mentally he is having a hard time", a spokesperson for his employer, Adriaans Riolering, said to RTL Nieuws.
A police officer was injured when two police cars collided with each other in Amstelveen on Monday night. They were responding to a report of a person needing resuscitation, the Amsterdam police said on Twitter.
The accident happened at the intersection of Sportlaan and Beneluxlaan around 10:00 p.m. Both cars were severely damaged. One ended up on its side, according to RTL Nieuws.
One officer sustained injuries to his arm. The other was checked over by paramedics at the scene.
A woman and four men were killed when a passenger van crashed into a truck on the N270 between Helmond and Deurne on Monday afternoon. The five victims all worked for the Horizon Groep in Velp, which deploys temporary production workers throughout the Netherlands. Four others were seriously injured, the truck driver and three others from in the van, AD reports.
Two Dutch people were killed in a head on collision in Australia on Wednesday. The driver of the other car, a 20-year-old Australian, sustained minor injuries, NU.nl reports.
According to Eindhovens Dagblad, the Dutch victims are a couple from Deurne in Noord-Brabant.
Te A67 highway between Eindhoven and Antwerp is closed in both directions near Eersel after a tanker carrying a hazardous, corrosive substance crashed through the middle rail on Friday morning.
The truck was carrying sodium hydroxide, according to Eindhovens Dagblad. The accident happened just after 5:30 a.m. The truck, traveling from the direction of Eindhoven, crashed through the middle rail and toppled. A car then crashed into the truck, causing a leak.
Dutch insurers want a 'black box' installed in each car. According to the Dutch association of insurers VNV, such a event data recorder (EDR) will not only make handling damage claims and finding the guilty party of an accident easier, but will also help prevent insurance fraud and increase traffic safety, NOS reports.
"A data recorder will provide us with a lot of information about road safety, where things go wrong, how things go wrong. We can also use this data to make the Netherlands more traffic safe", the insurers said according to the broadcaster.
A 6-year-old boy was killed in a major traffic accident on the N99 near Breezand in Noord-Holland on Thursday. Four other people were injured and taken to hospital, the police said on Twitter.
The accident happened late in the morning on the road between Den Helder and Den Over, near Breezand, according to AD. A truck and multiple cars were involved in the collision. The police, fire brigade, an air ambulance and various ambulances responded to the scene.
The police are investigating exactly what happened.