The accident happened last night on the E25 from Liège to Maastricht at the height of Visé (Wezet), where there is a demonstration planned was of yellow bibs. The campaigners wanted to trucks, which in the direction of Maastricht reason, stop. Victim Roger B. was hit by a car and would be killed. The man lived in Liège Liers and has worked at the company Intradel. A second person would be injured.
After the accident the police, the driver ordered to a car park to put something away. But when the agents there on the spot came to interrogate the man, it turned out the truck had disappeared. He is still identified.
The driver is now identified. That has the spokeswoman of the federal police Sarah Frederickx this afternoon confirmed. It is a 56-year-old Dutchman. There was a European aanhoudingsmandaat issued against the man.Dutch police are looking for them
The Dutch police look out to the trucker. A spokeswoman for the police in the province of Limburg said this morning that also in the Netherlands, in cooperation with the Belgian colleagues was looking forward to the truck.
At the blockade of activists in yellow vests last night at Wezet were for as far as known, no Dutch demonstrators involved. In Maastricht walk activists in yellow vests this afternoon with a black black armband during their weekly tour through the capital of Limburg. They do that out of sympathy with the relatives of the “yellow warrior”, let them via Facebook to know.the Third victim
Since the beginning of the movement of the yellow vests, at the beginning of november, have three Belgians in the movement related incidents loss of life. The victim of last night, Roger Hatch, is the first victim among the active protesters. The other two dead, car drivers, fell probably after they were surprised by blokkadeacties. Two other victims fell halfway through the month of december. It went to a man in his fifties from Solre-sur-Sambre and a born in 1966, a truck driver from the Mons in Doornik life left.Yellow roses
Between 200 and 300 people are about 14 hours of met at the train station of Liège-Guillemins. They have yellow roses handed out to the protesters of the yellow vests. Something for 15 hours, first with a minute of silence in honor of the deceased, left the group in the rain to the centre of Liège. With the roses, and candles on a table, remember the yellow vests of the man from Wezet (Visé) that last night a truck was also killed. The widow of the victim is also on the spot.