The victims of the serious traffic accident on Friday afternoon on the N42 in Zottegem, read more via this linkare out of danger.
The accident happened around 5 p.m. Near the border with Oosterzele, on the part between the intersection ‘t Vosken and restaurant ‘t Parksken in Oosterzele. It was a three-vehicle collision. Three people were injured, two seriously. They were transferred to UZ Gent. Friday night late Mayor Evelien De Both know they were both out of danger.
When the driver of a car heading towards Wetteren saw how an oncoming car deviated from its lane, she steered her car to the side, but she was still hit by the oncoming traffic. It collided with the third car. It was the occupants of that car who were seriously injured. They had to be freed from their vehicle by the fire brigade. The accident allegedly happened after the driver of the car that deviated from his lane fell asleep. He suffered minor injuries and was transferred to AZ Sint-Elisabeth in Zottegem for treatment. Due to the accident, the N42 was closed to traffic in both directions for hours. (source The newspapaer)