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    Fatal accident in Ixelles tunnel

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    The fatal accident killed a scooter driver who died at the scene.
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    The driver suspected of being the cause of a fatal accident in the Porte de Namur tunnel in Ixelles has been arrested. The accident took place during Saturday night and Sunday morning.

    The Brussels Public Prosecutor’s Office indicated this today (Wednesday).

    A scooter driver, aged 51, died after being hit by a car in the tunnel.

    When the emergency services arrived the victim was unconscious and could not be resuscitated. She died at the scene.

    The driver of the car involved committed a hit-and-run offence.

    The suspect was identified on the basis of witness statements and has been granted a hearing.  He is denying the accusations against him.

    Lars Andersen
    The Brussels Times