Around 6 pm an accident happened on the N8 near the intersection with Kokerbergstraat and Oude Blekerijstraat.
A Renault Twingo reversed onto the N8 from a parking lot. An approaching vehicle (Volvo V40) that had just entered the N8 could no longer avoid the reversing vehicle. The knock was enormous and the damage considerable; As a preventive measure, two occupants of the Renault were taken to hospital for a check-up. The Post Brakel fire brigade and the local police arrived on the scene.