Croydon tram crash inquest: Passengers not unlawfully killed, jury concludes

Croydon tram crash inquest: Passengers not unlawfully killed, jury concludes

Croydon tram crash inquest: Passengers not unlawfully killed, jury concludes Seven people died and 51 were injured in the 2016 crash The seven victims of the Croydon tram crash died as a result of an accident and were not unlawfully killed, the jury at an inquest has concluded. The passengers died after a tram derailed near Sandilands tram stop in south London on 9 November 2016. Dane Chinnery, 19, Philip Seary, 57, Dorota Rynkiewicz, 35, Robert Huxley, 63, and Philip Logan, 52, all from New Addington, and Donald Collett, 62, and Mark Smith, 35, both from Croydon, were killed. Fifty-one people were injured, and 16 of the survivors had sustained serious or life-threatening injuries. The accident took place just after 6am as the tram made a sharp turn during heavy rain at 45 mph. The tram derailed, overturned, and travelled for about 25 metres on its side. The crash expelled several passengers through the broken windows, according to a 2017 report by the Rail Accidents Investigation Branch (RAIB). On its 10th day of deliberations at Croydon Town Hall, south London, …
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