Coach Driver Arrested

By sizemore Last edited 145 months ago
Coach Driver Arrested

The BBC are reporting that the driver of the coach that crashed late last night near Heathrow has been arrested on suspiscion of causing death by dangerous driving.

More details of the crash have emerged:

Several among the injured have had limbs amputated due to their injuries, according to ambulance officials. Police declared a major incident after the coach, carrying 65 passengers, many of them believed to be returning from holidays, overturned at 11.45pm yesterday... Fire brigade officials said the coach skidded along the road on the driver's side, with many of the injured hurt by broken window glass. Police said a man and a woman had been confirmed dead, with nine others suffering serious injuries. Firefighters had to cut 36 people from the wreckage of the coach.

An emergency telephone number,has been issued: 0845 8505505 while National Express also have a dedicated 24-hour emergency service: 0121 625 1278.

Last Updated 04 January 2007