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Croydon tram driver ‘blacked out’ in crash that killed seven, claim passengers

  • November 10, 2016
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Croydon tram driver ‘blacked out’ in crash that killed seven, claim passengers

Atleast seven were killed as tram derails after speeding round sharp bend.

Investigators said that the vehicle was travelling at a “significantly higher speed than what is permitted”, and are probing whether the driver may have fallen asleep.

It has been claimed that the driver blacked out at the controls. Traumatised survivors described the scene as ‘total carnage’ and ‘like something out of a film’ after the packed tram crashed at rush hour.

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