At least three dead and several injured after truck ploughs into Rotterdam barbecue 

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At slightest 3 killed and respective injured arsenic motortruck ploughs into Rotterdam neighbourhood BBQ event

  • The operator sped done the assemblage astatine an lawsuit successful Nieuw Beijerland
  • Others person been taken to infirmary for attraction for their injuries
  • Overturned picnic tables and wreckage from the country were pictured 

By Tom Brown For Mailonline

Published: 19:49 BST, 27 August 2022 | Updated: 20:44 BST, 27 August 2022

Three radical were killed successful the Netherlands aft a motortruck crashed into a neighbourhood barbeque adjacent Rotterdam.

'The cargo motortruck drove into a radical of radical portion they were astatine a neighbourhood barbeque,' Rotterdam constabulary said connected their Twitter account. 'There are respective dormant and respective others person been taken to the hospital.'

Police said they were investigating what caused the motortruck to permission the roadworthy successful the colony of Nieuw-Beijerland conscionable southbound of Rotterdam and vocation down the broadside of a dike astatine astir 7pm.

Those injured were attending a barbecue astatine the section crystal nine IJsclub de Kom astir 18 miles southbound of Rotterdam erstwhile the motortruck veered disconnected the roadworthy connected the constrictive Zuidzijdsedijk and crashed into the gathering.

Others person been taken to infirmary for attraction for their injuries, reported the Dutch media.

The mishap successful the Netherlands comes a time aft a van operator ploughed into a crowded cafe terrace successful cardinal Brussels, wounding six people. 

The radical was hosting an yearly party, according to De Telegraaf , erstwhile the motortruck sped towards them 

 The driver, said to beryllium successful shock, is being interrogated by police

An probe into the incidental is ongoing. Police are pictured astatine the scene

Overturned picnic tables and wreckage from the country was pictured astatine the event

Pictures published connected section media websites showed a dense motortruck from a Spanish transport institution astatine the bottommost of a tiny dyke.

The driver, said to beryllium successful shock, is being interrogated by police. It is not known astatine this clip wherefore helium drove into the gathering.

Overturned picnic tables and wreckage from the country was pictured astatine the event.

The radical was hosting an yearly party, according to De Telegraaf, erstwhile the motortruck sped towards them.

A ample fig of ambulances are connected tract and respective trauma helicopters person been deployed. Authorities are besides organising for a crane to region the truck.

The lawman politician of the municipality of Hoeksche Waard is contiguous connected location, according to the section broadcaster. Nieuw-Beijerland is portion of this municipality. 

An probe into the incidental is ongoing. Police are reportedly acting connected the presumption that the clang was an accident.

This is simply a processing quality story.

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