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    Pedestrian knocked down on Avenue Louise

    Brussels Times
    Brussels Times

    A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle at a pedestrian crossing on Avenue Louise in Brussels on Monday shortly after 11:00 AM. The victim’s life is not in danger, according to the police in the Brussels Capitale-Ixelles area. As a result of this accident, traffic on several tram lines on Avenue Louise was interrupted.

    The accident occurred at approximately 11:15 AM when a pedestrian crossing Avenue Louise on a pedestrian crossing and was hit by a car. The vehicle was using the tram’s exclusive right-of-way path because traffic was blocked on the road due to a truck stopped to make a delivery, according to local media.

    The injured pedestrian was taken to hospital but her condition is not critical according to the police in the Brussels Capitale-Ixelles area. The driver of the car had to stay there. He explained that he had not seen the lady cross over.

    As a result of the accident, tram lines 92, 93, 97 and 8 were interrupted for some time between the Botanique and Louise stops. Shortly after 12:00 noon, tram traffic was able to resume as normal, according to the Stib.

    The Brussels Times