Belgian bus crash kills 28


Locutus
#1
At least 28 people - including 22 children - have been killed in a coach crash in a tunnel in Switzerland.

Another 24 children were injured in the crash near Sierre, in the canton of Valais, close to the border with Italy.

The coach, carrying 52 people back to the Belgian towns of Lommel and Heverlee following a skiing trip, struck a wall in the tunnel head-on late on Tuesday.

Belgian PM Elio Di Rupo said it was "a tragic day for all of Belgium".




BBC News - Belgian coach crash in Swiss tunnel kills 28 (external - login to view)
 
55Mercury
#2
how do you strike a wall "head-on" in a tunnel???

Is there a 'T' intersection in the tunnel? driver slept through the stop sign?

horrendous news.
 
talloola
#3
Quote: Originally Posted by 55MercuryView Post

how do you strike a wall "head-on" in a tunnel???

Is there a 'T' intersection in the tunnel? driver slept through the stop sign?

horrendous news.

If you study the picture, you can see the concrete wall jutting out, some kind of emmergency exit area.
Guess that is the wall he hit head on.
 

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