Sector Construction and service

Accident at Den Uyl Bridge, Zaandam

Introduction

The Dutch Safety Board has started an investigation into the circumstances around an accident at the remotely controlled Den Uyl Bridge in Zaandam on 6 February 2015. The accident occurred when the bridge opened with a cyclist on the bridge. The woman fell from a great height and died as a result.
 
The exact scope of the investigation by the Dutch Safety Board is yet to be determined.

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  • Start date 10 feb. 2015
  • End date 28 jan. 2016
  • Type investigationFull
  • Status investigationClosed

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