The white bike of Nikita, who knows everyone in the meantime. The art work stands at the fatal intersection, where the 16-year-old girl on February 19, 2018 on the way to school died. Nikita reed on the Antwerpsesteenweg straight ahead, in the direction of Lochristi. A trucker noticed the student at the right turn to the Orchideestraat not. That had, however, been, would emerge later. According to the verkeersdeskundige there was no evidence of a dodehoekongeval.
Just in that spot, with the white bike, went to the family tonight along with balloons. The family took together with friends and family the time to get Nikita to remember. To the day one year after the facts, get the family a lot of support. “Not just now, throughout the year,” says mom Kathy Deweweire. “Especially of the school of Nikita, the EDUGO in Lochristi. On Monday, they held a minute silence on the hour when Nikita died. The teachers will also be case-insensitive strings, reading in their classes.”Black list
After the tragic accident that blew a storm about Oostakker. It turned out that that particular intersection since 2002 on a black list, and that the plans for redevelopment, as well as were ready. Happened there all those years, nothing - the procedure was still delayed. "That is partly due to the multitude of actors”, sounds from the Roads and Traffic Agency (AWV). “The N70 is a regional road, the Orchideestraat and the Groenstraat are Gents, below is the Drieselstraat all territory of Lochristi, and also The Line and Farys are involved parties.”
many years of stagnation - but after the accident, there was still something possible. “In the summer of last year there were separate traffic lights for cyclists, who now are only green when the motorised traffic on the Antwerpsesteenweg for the red light,” said the AWV. “The accident of last year in the current situation.”