Fatal accident in Limburg: driver (33) is thrown from car and ends up under a broken lighting pole (Domestic)

Fatal accident in Limburg: driver (33) is thrown from car and ends up under a broken lighting pole (Domestic)
Fatal accident in Limburg: driver (33) is thrown from car and ends up under a broken lighting pole (Domestic)
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Fatal accident in Ellikom: driver (33) from Peer swings from car and is stuck under a lighting pole — © RD

Oudsbergen

A 33-year-old driver died in an accident in the Limburg town of Ellikom, a sub-municipality of Oudsbergen. The victim was thrown from the car when it rolled over. The man became trapped under the broken lighting pole.

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According to initial findings, the car hit the central reservation at the exit to Ellikom.

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The vehicle became rudderless as a result. The car started to spin and crashed into a light pole. “The victim was lying under the lighting pole. We freed the man and performed CPR,” says fire officer Koen Maes of the North Limburg zone. The victim died at the scene of the accident.

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Police Carma made the findings of the accident. An expert also came to the scene of the accident to determine the precise circumstances. According to police, the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed.

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© Roger Dreesen

The article is in Dutch

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Tags: Fatal accident Limburg driver thrown car ends broken lighting pole Domestic

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