Car crashes into the water in Amsterdam: three children saved, woman dead! – News


Amsterdam – Divers in the water, a helicopter in the air.  The  whole bank is full of fire brigades. Terrible drama in Amsterdam. A car from Germany drove over a ramp into a canal there. Three children (8, 10, 12) were able to save themselves unharmed, one woman was initially missing.

On the early Sunday evening, the sad certainty: the one you are looking for is dead! At 5:42 p.m. she was brought to shore in an orange body bag.

Sunday: The body bag was towed to the bank with this boat

Sunday: ©

 The  body bag was towed to the bank with this boatPhoto: David Young

The woman's body was brought ashore in this body bag


 The re the body was brought ashore by several menPhoto: David Young


 The  car with four occupants was traveling in the Dutch capital. For an unknown reason, the vehicle got into a tributary of the IJ (former sea inlet) in the north of the city on Sunday night at around 2 a.m. Only the trunk lid peeked out of the water.

Operation in Amsterdam: helpers are ready on the bank


 The  day before: Helpers are ready on the bank of a tributary of the IJPhoto: AT5

The trunk is open.  A police boat secures the rescue


 The  trunk is open. A police boat secures the rescue Photo: AT5

According to the fire brigade, the three children were able to get out of the vehicle quickly, reported “de Telegraaf”. You came to the hospital, but should be fine.
Witnesses claim to have seen the woman trying to get to the shore. Three diving teams moved in, searched for her all day, could only rescue her dead. A helicopter with a thermal imaging camera was also used.

Early in the morning, a salvage company was able to pull the accident car with the license plate “BOR” (Borken, is on the Dutch border) out of the water using a slip system.

The car is almost completely sunken


 The  car is almost completely sunkenPhoto: AT5

A spokesman for the Amsterdam police on BILD: “We are investigating the case. It is currently unclear whether it was an accident or a deliberate incident. ”It is not yet clear whether the woman was in the car with her own children.

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