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Young man in his twenties comes to life in a heavy accident at chaussée de ninove in Kester
Gooik A young man in his twenties from Galmaarden is Thursday afternoon at the life come to a tragic accident on the N28 Ninoofsesteenweg in Kester. The young man started his car in one of the corners to slide and collided against a truck. The victim was killed.

The accident happened shortly after 14 hours on the busy road between Halle and Ninove. The young man came with his white Opel Corsa from the direction of Ninove ridden, but was in the first turn, at the height of Kester surprised. Probably played the wet road surface here also a role. The car began to slide and collided against a truck coming from the other direction came. Fire brigade, ambulance, and MOSQUITO team came to the place, but it was quickly clear that all the help unfortunately came too late.

The public prosecutor's office of Halle-Vilvoorde decided to set up a verkeersdeskundige on the spot to send for further research. At the moment, the public prosecutor's office has not yet react about the accident. By the accident and the investigation continued, the highway to 19 hours to fully closed between the junctions with the Edingsesteenweg and the Lenniksestraat.

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The bend is in the vernacular had for years been known as the ‘dodenbocht’ by the many serious accidents that in the past has happened. “But a little more than ten years ago the Flemish region, tremendous efforts have been made to the way structural improvements,” according to the Gooikse mayor Michel Doomst (CD&V). “Since then the bend somewhat and was the road also shifted to the moving of cars to avoid. In this case the road surface by the rain there may be something smoother to have nearby. Without to make statements about this accident is a speed zone at that location, also a priority for our police boards. By unadapted speed on the first straight, many people are surprised in the long outstretched road. Section control helps you not only speed control, but it brings also increase of attention on the road. We hope that way the chaussée de ninove, in that location even safer.”

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