Three die in head-on smash

A serious road traffic accident has resulted in the deaths of three people in Itegem, near Heist-op-den-Berg (Antwerp province). Two other people were seriously injured. Two other people were seriously injured. The accident happened on the Gestelsesteenweg where two cars were involved in a head on collision in a bend.

Four people were travelling in one of the cars. Some of them were trapped in the vehicle and had to be freed. Just one person was travelling in the other car. The vehicle ended up in woods next to the road.

A total of three people died in the accident, two more were seriously injured. The accident closed the road for more than four hours.