• Short Summary

    FORTY-SEVEN PEOPLE WERE INJURED AND TWO KILLED ON FRIDAY WHEN A TRAIN STRUCK A STALLED LORRY ON A CROSSING AT SAPPORO CITY, JAPAN.

  • Description

    1.
    SCU DAMAGED LORRY
    0.10

    2.
    MLV DERAILED COACH
    0.14

    3.
    PAN DAMAGED


    4.
    LV DERAILED COACHES
    0.20

    5.
    MV SURVIVORS HELPED OUT
    0.23

    6.
    MV INJURED PASSENGERS ON STRETCHERS
    0.25

    7.
    MV NURSES ARRIVING
    0.28

    8.
    CU DAMAGED COACH
    0.33

    9.
    MV ENGINEERS CHECK DAMAGE
    0.38

    10.
    MLV INT..OVERTURNED PASSENGER CAR
    0.40

    11.
    MV CUTTING THROUGH DAMAGED COACH
    0.43

    12.
    MV DAMAGED COACH PULLED AWAY FROM OTHER WRECKAGE
    0.48

    13.
    MLV AMBULANCE ARRIVES AT HOSPITAL
    0.53

    14.
    MV INJURED MAN CARRIED IN ON STRETCHER
    0.59

    15.
    MV WOMAN WITH INJURED ARM
    1.03

    16.
    MLV MAN WITH INJURED HEAD
    1.06

    17.
    MLV INJURED MAN IN BED
    1.09

    18.
    MCU LISTS OF INJURED
    1.14

    19.
    MV RELATIVES AT HOSPITAL (2 SHOTS)
    1.20

    20.
    MLV DITTO
    1.25



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: FORTY-SEVEN PEOPLE WERE INJURED AND TWO KILLED ON FRIDAY WHEN A TRAIN STRUCK A STALLED LORRY ON A CROSSING AT SAPPORO CITY, JAPAN. BOTH THE DEAD WERE PASSENGERS ABOARD THE TRAIN.

    CARRYING ABOUT A HUNDRED PASSENGERS, THE FIRST COACH OF THE RUSH-HOUR TRAIN OVERTURNED INTO A RICE PADDY. MINUTES AFTER THE CRASH ANOTHER TRAIN COMING IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION STRUCK THE DEBRIS OF THE LORRY AND WAS DERAILED. POLICE WERE QUICKLY RUSHED TO THE SCENE AND NURSES AND DOCTORS AIDED THEM IN TENDING THE INJURED. MANY WERE ABLE TO WALK AWAY FROM THE WRECKAGE -- OTHERS HAD TO BE CARRIED AWAY ON STRETCHERS. FOUR PASSENGERS WERE SAID TO BE SERIOUSLY INJURED.

    THE CRASH CAUSED CONFUSION IN TRAIN SERVICES OUT OF SAPPORO. IT OCCURRED AT THE HEIGHT ON THE RUSH HOUR AND THE LINE COULD NOT BE RE-OPENED FOR FIVE-AND-A-HALF HOURS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3VU3ZXRTM7SR0FAWN14SROY5X
    Media URN:
    VLVA3VU3ZXRTM7SR0FAWN14SROY5X
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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