• Short Summary

    The driver of one of two goods trains involved in a spectacular crash early this morning, 21st July, at Hedel, near Utrecht, Holland had a remarkable escape when the whole of his cab except the part in which he was standing was smashed or crushed in.

  • Description

    1.
    Long shot of the crash.


    2.
    Different shots of the wreckage.


    3.
    The cab in which the driver of one of the trains had his narrow escape.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The driver of one of two goods trains involved in a spectacular crash early this morning, 21st July, at Hedel, near Utrecht, Holland had a remarkable escape when the whole of his cab except the part in which he was standing was smashed or crushed in.

    About 20 wagons were derailed and some were entirely destroyed. Visnews cameras filmed the wreckage soon after the 4.30 a.m. collision.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2BZXAM7B8WJ2BJDES7KPTDOB1
    Media URN:
    VLVA2BZXAM7B8WJ2BJDES7KPTDOB1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/07/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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