A vehicle drove straight into a picket line in Ghent, near the Ghelamco Arena, according to a trade union source and confirmed by the police. Two trade union members were injured and required medical attention. The driver in question was arrested.
The incident took place around 9.00 a.m. on Proeftuinstraat when the driver turned aggressive and drove into two strikers. The picket line was causing traffic jams in the area.
Preliminary observations indicate that the protesters were briefly dragged along on the ground, but were not seriously injured.