March 2, 2024

Six people are murdered as a truck runs over Dutch revellers

Six people are murdered as a truck runs over Dutch revellers

NIEUW BEIJERLAND: Dutch police reported on Sunday that a truck that drove off the top of a dike road and struck partygoers at a neighbourhood barbecue left six people dead and seven more injured.Around 6 o’clock on Saturday night, the accident occurred when the Spanish-registered truck off the road in the village of Nieuw-Beijerland, which is located 30 kilometres (18 miles) south of Rotterdam.

Three women, aged 28, 32, and 75, and three men, aged 41, 50, and 62, all from the neighbourhood, were the victims, according to police. In the hospital, one of the injured people was in a critical state.Following the tragedy from yesterday, “we now have six individuals died and seven injured, one badly,” police spokeswoman Mirjam Boers stated. She said, “We’re still looking into exactly what happened.

The truck belonged to the Spanish business El Mosca, according to photos taken at the scene.Boers declared the Spanish driver, 46, who had been detained “and was not under the influence of alcohol” at the time of the collision, had been arrested. “ For causing a deadly accident and significant physical harm, he was taken into custody.

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