Two people were killed in a crash between a train and a car at an unguarded railway crossing near the village of Boazum located in Friesland on Saturday around 10 a.m. The two occupants died soon after getting hit by the train.
“We do not know what exactly took place. All we know is that a passing train hit a car. The vehicle was dragged for about 100 meters by the train”, said Bert Sietzema, a police spokesperson.
Police are still trying establish the identity of the victims.
Apart from the train conductor, there were three other individuals on the train at the time of the accident. None of them were hurt and have since continued their journey.
Because of this crash, no trains were set to run between Leeuwarden and Sneek until 4.30 p.m.