• Short Summary

    AT LEAST 10 PEOPLE WERE KILLED AND MORE THAN 80 INJURED IN A TRAIN COLLISION TODAY (WEDNESDAY) AT FEXHE-LE-HAUT-CLOCHER, ABOUT 9 MILES (15 KILOMETRES) FROM THE BELGIAN TOWN OF LIEGE.

  • Description

    AT LEAST 10 PEOPLE WERE KILLED AND MORE THAN 80 INJURED IN A TRAIN COLLISION TODAY (WEDNESDAY) AT FEXHE-LE-HAUT-CLOCHER, ABOUT 9 MILES (15 KILOMETRES) FROM THE BELGIAN TOWN OF LIEGE.

    REPORTS FROM THE SCENE DESCRIBES A TRIPLE DISASTER, CAUSED WHEN A SEVENTY MILE AN HOUR BRUSSELS EXPRESS SWEPT A LOCAL SERVICE TRAIN FROM THE LINE NEAR TO THE FEXHE-LE-HAUT-CLOCHER STATION. THIS FIRST COLLISION TELESCOPED INTO A THIRD TRAIN TRAVELLING FROM LIEGE.

    AMBULANCES FROM SURROUNDING DISTRICTS RUSHED TO THE BLOCKED LINES, AND CARRIED MANY OF THE INJURED TO HOSPITALS IN WAREMME AND LIEGE. INTERNATIONAL TRAINS WERE DIVERTED FROM THE DISASTER AREA AS WORKERS STRUGGLED TO RESCUE THE SURVIVORS, TRAPPED IN THE TWISTED WRECKAGE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACRUI7TULGPJMWH2HM92P6IED0
    Media URN:
    VLVACRUI7TULGPJMWH2HM92P6IED0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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