At least two people have died and dozens are injured after two motorway pile-ups on the A19 Motorway in Zonnebeke, West-Flanders, Belgium. At least 60 vehicles crashed when thick fog reduced visibility to almost zero on Tuesday morning.
One major crash involved Kortrijk-bound traffic, the other involved Ieper-bound traffic. It has been reported that there was only 3 kilometres between the two pile-ups. Single accidents occured at scattered places, over a distance of 10 kilometres. The West-Flemish governor, Carl Decaluwé, is coordinating relief aid.
A field hospital has been set up nearby to give first aid to the victims.