74-year-old Briton dies in E40 road accident

A 74-year-old British man has died in a car accident in East Flanders. The accident happened on the E40 Motorway in Wetteren, on the exit to a filling station. A van went off the road and ended up on the crash barrier.

The 74-year-old passenger passed away, the 75-year-old driver got injured. The cause of the crash still has to be investigated, but the judicial authorities said the van had no technical problems.

The accident took place around 11:30 this morning. The vehicle was completely torn apart by the impact. The road accident caused some disruption on the road.