The accident happened this morning around 6.30 am . The 26-year-old woman working in the nearby hospital, AZ Sint-Lucas college and was on her way to her work when the collision came. The impact was huge. The bromfietsster flew over the windshield of the oncoming car, which is very difficult to become damaged. The nearby emergency services tried to keep the victim still in vain to revive him. The young woman died on the spot.
The accident happened at the height of a road narrows. According to the initial findings had the nurse take precedence. The police closed the Odegemstraat, at the height of the petting zoo, full for traffic during the observations.
An expert from the public prosecutor's office came on site to the circumstances of the accident for further investigation. From the first study show that the 30-year-old driver of the car were under the influence of alcohol. He put a positive breath test, but showed no signs of drunkenness. The man drove perhaps a little too quickly. “Perhaps, had the driver not the victim noticed, because actually there was enough place to cross”, let the prosecution know. May also drove the bromfietsster faster than allowed in the zone 30.