• There was a terrible train accident in the Netherlands
  • King Willem-Alexander visited the scene of the accident recently
  • He was very saddened by the damage

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands has had a sad appointment. He visited the scene of a recent train crash. Travelling to Voorschoten, Willem-Alexander arrived at the spot where an Intercity and a freight train crashed into a construction crane early in the morning of April 4th. 

King Willem-Alexander: A comforting monarch

At least one person died and dozens were injured. At least one person died and dozens were injured. During his visit to the scene of the accident, Willem-Alexander showed himself to be very empathetic and approachable.

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The king spoke to the rescue workers and helpers and gave them comfort. The royal family posted pictures of the visit on Instagram. Wearing an orange life jacket, the 55-year-old observed the damage and chaos after the accident...

Watch the video above to learn more!