Geraardsbergen/Ninove. On Thursday, August 18, a serious traffic accident happened on Tabakslaan. During an overtaking manoeuvre, a driver noticed an oncoming vehicle too late. He tried to avoid the oncoming traffic, but was unsuccessful. One of the cars ended up in the embankment, while the other was transverse to the roadway. The blow was severe. The cars are badly damaged and no longer drivable. Both drivers were taken to hospital with minor injuries. Traffic had to move over one lane. Tow trucks were called in.