Car attempts to ram bus carrying Dutch Queen & family
A car has tried to crash into a bus that was carrying Queen Beatrix and members of the Dutch royal family.
It missed and the car slammed into a monument.
It's been reported that people have been hurt and killed (4 killed - Sky News) as the car drove at a high speed towards the bus.
Unconfirmed reports said the driver deliberately tried to ram an open bus carrying Queen Beatrix, but missed.
The black Suzuki injured at least 14 people before crashing into a monument.
The royals were attending celebrations for the Queen's Day national holiday in the city of Apeldoorn, about 90km (56 miles) from Amsterdam.
Four people are reported to have been killed and several hurt in The Netherlands after a car careered into spectators watching a royal motorcade.
A photographer said the car appeared to be deliberately driving at high speed toward an open bus carrying Queen Beatrix and her family in the western Dutch city of Apeldoorn.
Cynthia Boll said she saw about 20 people "flying through the air" after the black car swerved across police railings, where crowds of people were waiting to see the queen pass.
The car slammed into a monument. Video footage showed police removing a man from the vehicle and putting him into an ambulance.
The royal bus was not hit and no one in the queen's entourage was injured.
People have been tweeting about the crash, saying the royals saw what happened and were shocked.
People were lining railings five or six deep to see the royal family pass on its way to a palace. The motorcade was part of celebrations for the annual national holiday of Queen's Day.
Police had no immediate comment on the reason for the incident or on the casualties.
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