Yesterday was a 56-year-old Dutchman from Dongen arrested on suspicion of the fatal collision Friday night in Wezet. During a demonstration, near Maastricht was when a protester in a yellow jacket hit. Victim Roger Borlez (49) survived the blow. Belgium had already asked for the surrender of the defendant, but the magistrate has with him yesterday in freedom. Also, the seized truck has been returned to the owner. There appeared to be a case of a painful confusion.Read also the Eyewitness about [man (49) in yellow jacket: “This was no accident,” “He knew nothing”
The truck of the conscious man was identical to that of the real defendant, and was noticed by the security cameras at the border. That is why people the wrong license plate number written down and was the wrong Dutchman picked up. After an interrogation it became clear quickly that the man with the facts. “It is all very annoying that the wrong person picked up,” says a Dutch politiewoordvoerder. “He knew nothing at all.”Spoorloos
Accordingly, the investigation was further focused on the truck with the license plate provided by the present campaigners in Wezet was passed. The second truck was found at a shipping company in Maastricht, and is seized. That truck was not noted by the surveillance cameras, because the driver of the highway had already left before the border crossing.
The real suspect is now identified. It is a Dutch man from Landgraaf. When the police are after him this morning, wanted to pick it up in his house, there was, however, no one at home. According to his father, he was this weekend “to a running event in Egmond aan Zee”, and he could therefore not yet be observed. The trucker has already had contact with the police about where and when he will sign,” says the father in 1Limburg.