Life Illegal migrant died as a result of falling from moving truck By WeeklyNews staff Posted on July 7, 2019 2 min read Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ A man died on the A29 at the Hellegatsplein junction who had jumped or fallen out of a moving truck. That happened during a police action. This is an illegal migrant, possibly from Eritrea. The police received a report from a witness who saw people hanging out of a truck on the highway. When officers wanted to check the vehicle, a man jumped or fell out of the moving truck. A trauma helicopter was deployed, but the man died of his injuries on the spot. According to the police, there were seven other migrants, young men and women in the truck, with a Polish license plate. Their identity has not yet been established, but it is suspected that they are from Eritrea. Human smuggling The driver has been arrested for people smuggling, reports RTV Rijnmond. The seven others were taken to the desk, where they are investigated where they come from and where they wanted to go. The A29 in the direction of Rotterdam was closed for a few hours due to the accident. The road has since been released.