After the collision with the trailer, sloshing the car further in the direction of the centre of Waregem, but first went over the median to the roadway in the opposite direction, collided against the barrier in order to finally some 300 metres further to come to a stop. The male passenger in the front of the car, a man in his fifties from Dentergem, died at the scene from his injuries. The man and the woman in the back seat were a couple fifties from Zulte, with life-threatening injuries were transported to the hospital. Their condition is still critical. The driver, a man in his fifties from Belgium, touched only slightly wounded. He put a positive breath test and was arrested by the police. He was, after the hearing, again have but is also still in the hospital. The police took it right of his driver's license for the period of 15 days.
An expert from the public prosecutor's office came on site to the exact cause of the accident to investigate. From his first findings indicate that the vehicle is in a bend of the road must have been hit. The driver attempted to correct and could as the steering control are lost. This brought the vehicle into collision with a parked semi-trailer. By the accident was the Oosterlaan in Waregem, between the Stationsstraat and the Zultseweg about the whole night is completely closed to traffic.