Investigation of an accident involving a pedestrian and a heavy goods vehicle in Nesbyen, Nes municipality in Buskerud

Description

On 19 November 2018, a 10 year old child was hit by a heavy goods vehicle in Nesbyen in Nes municipality. The accident happened when the heavy goods vehicle was to turn from Rukkedalsveien and into a construction/rig area. The child, who was on her way to school, was severely injured.

The investigation will seek to explain the course of events and the underlying factors that may have contributed to the accident. In particular, the investigation will focus on how the pedestrian and the heavy goods vehicle conflicted with each other, and what can be done to prevent such conflicting situations.

Both operational and organizational factors will be investigated.

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Photo: The police

Latest update: 14.12.2018

Location
Fv 214, Nesbyen, Buskerud
Occurrence date
19.11.2018
Accident type
Collision
Road class
County road
County
Buskerud
Police Disctrict
Sør-Øst
Vehicle type
Pedestrian, Lorry
Type of Transportation
Transfer work/assignment
Road region
Southern Region
Accident category
Ulykke m/ kjøretøy over 7500 kg
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