The fatal accident happened around 21: 40 hours. Two cars collided at the intersection of the Heikantstraat with the Big Job. One of the cars came to the right of the roadway to a stop against a parked van. Two people had to be out of the car be freed by the fire brigade.
The 34-year-old passenger from Bocholt and the 23-year-old Genk director were with severe injuries brought to the hospital. The passenger succumbed a few hours of his injuries. The other car was to the left of the lane against a utility pole. The driver of this car, a 25-year-old man from Hechtel-Eksel, ran minor injuries.