A man and a woman were killed in an accident on the A50 highway near Heteren early on Tuesday morning. A truck headed towards Eindhoven crashed into the car where the victims sat at about 1 a.m.
The third person in the car was rushed to an area hospital. Police said he was critically injured in the crash.
Authorities said it in a statement released later in the day that it was unclear if the victims' car was was stopped or moving very slowly. "It is still unknown how this could happen," police said.