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Old 17-12-2017, 08:23 PM   #1
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6 Dead in Road Traffic Accident.

6 People have been killed in a dreadful accident in Birmingham today.
Thoughts to all families involved and all the Emergency crews which had to deal with this .

I don't get why people have to stop and film the aftermath of things like this , That is shocking they should just go away if they cant help .
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Old 17-12-2017, 08:37 PM   #2
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People will plunge to any depth for YouTube hits.

I can't help but think think there is going to be more to this story than just a simple accident. I doubt cars were doing 40mph for that level of damage.

With so many thrown from their respective cars, why were so many not using a seatbelt? Odd.
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Old 17-12-2017, 08:45 PM   #3
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Saw this on the news earlier. The photos are enough to show the enormity of what happened.

YouTube need to take videos like this down.

Thoughts are with families and friends of those who have sadly lost their life.

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Old 17-12-2017, 09:09 PM   #4
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I live in Birmingham, people use those tunnels at some crazy speeds at times,

Can't be sure but I'd guess speed will be a factor, I'm pretty sure it's a 30 along there.
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Old 17-12-2017, 09:47 PM   #5
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I live in Birmingham, people use those tunnels at some crazy speeds at times,

Can't be sure but I'd guess speed will be a factor, I'm pretty sure it's a 30 along there.
It is 40 along the Middleway, with two speed cameras at each end of the tunnels, but everyone speeds up between them down in the tunnel. It need the average speed cameras along there really. The Bristol Road caught 5000 drivers in the first month and it does work well.

I was in Birmingham city centre last night and left in a taxi 12:45am. I travelled that road 15mins before sadly 6 people lost there life. It does really make you think could of been me or the other half, really terrible to think that and it is a shame.

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Old 17-12-2017, 10:07 PM   #6
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It is 40 along the Middleway, with two speed cameras at each end of the tunnels, but everyone speeds up between them down in the tunnel. It need the average speed cameras along there really. The Bristol Road caught 5000 drivers in the first month and it does work well.

I was in Birmingham city centre last night and left in a taxi 12:45am. I travelled that road 15mins before sadly 6 people lost there life. It does really make you think could of been me or the other half, really terrible to think that and it is a shame.
Ah, couldn't remember, Not driven down there for a while. On nights out I've been in taxis going along there and they don't hang about.
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Old 17-12-2017, 10:21 PM   #7
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Birmingham along with Boston is on my list of places to avoid.
Boston because of the awful traffic, and Birmingham because out of the three times I've been there everyone races around likes it's Brands Hatch.

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Old 18-12-2017, 12:18 AM   #8
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Unfortunately seems to be the norm these days with any major incident people seem more intent on making sure they video it on their phone than actually helping.

Some of the recent terrorist related incidents disgust me where someone is lying clearly injured yet people find it acceptable to video it on their phone rather than help
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Old 18-12-2017, 05:56 AM   #9
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It's a shame for the families but as stated earlier someone was belting down that road, I drive through Brum almost every day and the amount of people who think it's acceptable to drive like a **** is unbelievable, it's by far the worst place for bad driving I've ever seen in my opinion

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I don’t know whether it’s me but I feel like this crappy things always seem to happen as it comes towards Christmas. The bin lorry incident sticks out in my mind. It is really upsetting, feel really bad for all the families
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