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Numerous accidents linked to arrival of autumn weather

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The autumn weather is thought to blame for yesterday's accidents.
© Belga

Numerous accidents occurred yesterday. This was in particular owing to the waterlogged roads, the Flemish Traffic Centre indicated. On the Brussels ring road, around fifteen vehicles were involved in a multiple-vehicle collision, in the Wemmel area.

Peter Bruyninckx, the spokesman for the regional road traffic centre stressed, “There were a great many accidents for a Sunday, in particular in Brussels but also in Ghent and Antwerp.”

He went on, “No doubt, this was linked to the weather conditions.”

Oscar Schneider
The Brussels Times