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Seven-year-old child going to school and dies in a collision in Schoten

In Schoten, Antwerp, a seven-year-old child died in a traffic accident on Horstebaan on Wednesday morning. That reports the Antwerp public prosecutor.

The child was on its way to school by bicycle at around 8 am accompanied by his or her mother when – presumably during a crossing maneuver – it collided with a car with a trailer.

The exact circumstances of the tragic accident are still being mapped out, according to the public prosecutor’s office. A traffic expert has been appointed.

A perimeter has been set up at the site of the collision, the road will probably remain closed for a while.

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