Several people were injured in a collision between a tractor and a train in Hooghalen in Drenthe. It is not yet known how many people are injured and what their condition is, reports the police.

Emergency services have been massively pulled out. An eyewitness on NPO Radio 1 says that there are four ambulances and a trauma helicopter at the scene of the accident.

The collision occurred around 4:00 PM. Images show how the tractor is completely in ruins. The front of the train is also heavily damaged. The police later state that they will provide more information.

According to RTV Drenthe , the driver of the tractor would have been released with a fright.

Train traffic between Zwolle and Groningen is halted for the rest of the day due to the collision. Transport will be by bus. The extra travel time is one hour.