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Thirteen die in M4 van crash

Title
Thirteen die in M4 van crash
Genre
Interview
TX Date
23 Jun 1986
Year of production
1986
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Duration
00:01:52
Description
Police Chief Inspector Fred Ashmore is interviewed on a crash on the M4 in which a van overturned and thirteen people were killed. The van was full of young people who had attended a pop festival. Ashmore says the victims were sitting unrestrained in the van, which had no passenger seats. Female interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Fred Ashmore
Keywords
Deaths; Death; Motorways; Policing practice; Youth; Music festivals; Road safety; Traffic accidents; Vehicles

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