Van ploughs into campsite crowd after Bruno Mars gig

Catherine Earp
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From Digital Spy

One person has been left dead after a van ploughed in to a campsite crowd following the PinkPop Festival in the Netherlands.

A police statement says a vehicle ran in to a camping site close to the festival after Bruno Mars had performed, leaving one dead and three injured.

Authorities are still looking for the white van and driver, who fled the scene.

The incident took place at PinkPop, a three-day festival in Landgraaf in the south of the country, at about 04.00 (03.00 UK time) on Monday (June 18).

In a statement on Facebook, the festival said: "The organization of PinkPop is deeply shocked", adding their thoughts were with the victims and their families.

According to RTL (via Metro), a trauma helicopter and ambulances were on the scene, as well as a heavy police presence.

Local authorities in Landgraaf have also set up an emergency number for the incident – (+31) 0251-260960.

More to follow.

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