A 77 seat double-decker National Express coach overturned near Heathrow Aiport after failing to negotiate a slip road between the M4 and the M25


Wednesday 3rd January 2007

A 77 seat double-decker National Express coach overturned near Heathrow Aiport after failing to negotiate a slip road between the M4 and the M25. Two passengers died shortly after and a third six months later. Several passengers were left with amputated limbs, either traumatically in the accident itself, or later surgically in hospital. It is regarded as the worst crash in National Express’ history. The coach driver, Philip Rooney (47), admitted causing the deaths of three passengers by dangerous driving and was jailed for five years.


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