On Monday morning, March 25, 2024, an excavator and its crane collided with a traffic sign above the road on the Grasdreef in Meerhoven near the Hovenring. The driver was injured.

The front of the excavator was lifted because the crane hit the traffic portal. This caused the rear wheel to fly off and the cabin to land on the road with a loud impact. The window broke, injuring the driver. He suffered head and foot injuries and was taken to hospital by ambulance.

Read more on Ed.nl (in Dutch).