Van crashes into Flemish Brabant crèche

A van has been deliberately driven into a crèche in the Flemish Brabant municipality of Keerbergen. No children were at the crèche when the incident happened earlier today.  

According to locals, the incident is related to person issues between the proprietor of the crèche and her husband. The crèche-owner’s husband was behind the wheel of van. The couple was going through a divorce and the man should have appeared in court today.  

After the incident the man through petrol into the family home and set it on fire. The 36-year-old died in the blaze. Two adjacent houses were also damaged.  

The Judicial Authority have appointed a police surgeon and the forensics lab and a fire expert have been sent to the scene.  

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