An accident occurred at a level crossing in Hasselt on Sunday evening. A couple was hit by a train. A man was killed and a woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
The accident took place on Sunday evening around 10.35 pm in the Spalbeekstraat in Hasselt: a train en route from Antwerp to Tongeren drove into a couple who crossed the level crossing on foot. The man died at the scene and the woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries. The circumstances of the accident are not yet clear.
Train traffic was able to resume around 2:30 p.m. Sunday night.