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Man dies in A26 smash

The Argus: Lorry and van accident closes A26 in Ringmer Lorry and van accident closes A26 in Ringmer

A man has died after his van collided with a lorry this morning (Thursday).

The A26 in Ringmer is closed and traffic is queuing in both directions.

The road is closed between the Ham Lane junction and Earwig Corner.

The collision, at the road's junction with Wellingham Lane, was reported at 9.04am.

The lorry driver sustained neck and back injuries.

Emergency services are at the scene. The main road is closed and traffic diversions have been put in place via Ringmer village.

 

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4:49pm Thu 10 Jul 14

lindaf says...

Why do you have to put a photo of the van on this page? Totally insensitive ...
R.I.P. young man.
Why do you have to put a photo of the van on this page? Totally insensitive ... R.I.P. young man. lindaf
  • Score: 10

5:38pm Thu 10 Jul 14

crazy_plan says...

lindaf wrote:
Why do you have to put a photo of the van on this page? Totally insensitive ...
R.I.P. young man.
Why do people want to censor everything?
This is powerful photo journalism that only shows the vehicles involved.
News is not and should not be about censorship.
[quote][p][bold]lindaf[/bold] wrote: Why do you have to put a photo of the van on this page? Totally insensitive ... R.I.P. young man.[/p][/quote]Why do people want to censor everything? This is powerful photo journalism that only shows the vehicles involved. News is not and should not be about censorship. crazy_plan
  • Score: 19

5:44pm Thu 10 Jul 14

stevo!! says...

crazy_plan wrote:
lindaf wrote:
Why do you have to put a photo of the van on this page? Totally insensitive ...
R.I.P. young man.
Why do people want to censor everything?
This is powerful photo journalism that only shows the vehicles involved.
News is not and should not be about censorship.
If the image wasn't shown, would would have been censored?

The incident was reported, so it wasn't censored.

Oh, and the image only show one of the vehicles.....is numeracy something that just happens to other people?
[quote][p][bold]crazy_plan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]lindaf[/bold] wrote: Why do you have to put a photo of the van on this page? Totally insensitive ... R.I.P. young man.[/p][/quote]Why do people want to censor everything? This is powerful photo journalism that only shows the vehicles involved. News is not and should not be about censorship.[/p][/quote]If the image wasn't shown, would would have been censored? The incident was reported, so it wasn't censored. Oh, and the image only show one of the vehicles.....is numeracy something that just happens to other people? stevo!!
  • Score: -25

6:38pm Thu 10 Jul 14

Withdean-er says...

I was approaching that exact spot literally a couple of minutes after the accident, but like all the cars around me turned around to bypass the blocked road via Ringmer. There was heavy localised rain in that part of the world at that time. The A26 only opened about 5pm this evening.

RIP the van driver. Whatever the cause, a tragic loss of a life, and terrible for his family.
I was approaching that exact spot literally a couple of minutes after the accident, but like all the cars around me turned around to bypass the blocked road via Ringmer. There was heavy localised rain in that part of the world at that time. The A26 only opened about 5pm this evening. RIP the van driver. Whatever the cause, a tragic loss of a life, and terrible for his family. Withdean-er
  • Score: 14

7:15pm Thu 10 Jul 14

stevo!! says...

Withdean-er wrote:
I was approaching that exact spot literally a couple of minutes after the accident, but like all the cars around me turned around to bypass the blocked road via Ringmer. There was heavy localised rain in that part of the world at that time. The A26 only opened about 5pm this evening.

RIP the van driver. Whatever the cause, a tragic loss of a life, and terrible for his family.
Eight hours to re-open the road??
[quote][p][bold]Withdean-er[/bold] wrote: I was approaching that exact spot literally a couple of minutes after the accident, but like all the cars around me turned around to bypass the blocked road via Ringmer. There was heavy localised rain in that part of the world at that time. The A26 only opened about 5pm this evening. RIP the van driver. Whatever the cause, a tragic loss of a life, and terrible for his family.[/p][/quote]Eight hours to re-open the road?? stevo!!
  • Score: -32

7:50pm Thu 10 Jul 14

Spx says...

She's back on my mind stevo!
She's back on my mind stevo! Spx
  • Score: 0

8:01pm Thu 10 Jul 14

Withdean-er says...

stevo!! wrote:
Withdean-er wrote:
I was approaching that exact spot literally a couple of minutes after the accident, but like all the cars around me turned around to bypass the blocked road via Ringmer. There was heavy localised rain in that part of the world at that time. The A26 only opened about 5pm this evening.

RIP the van driver. Whatever the cause, a tragic loss of a life, and terrible for his family.
Eight hours to re-open the road??
Yes.
Friends were trying to go from Lewes to Uckfield at 4.30pm and still blocked, so diverted via Ringmer along with 100's of other cars in jams through Ringmer north and south. Which was confirmed at that time on BBC travel.

I'm told it's the UK police obsession with any fatal accident to close a motorway or any other road for as long as they like for investigations. Other advanced countries like Germany and Sweden do this differently, with efficiently taken images and measurements using laser and GPS equipment, which we have also, but those other countries want the traffic moving asap. Don't know which system is 'best'.
[quote][p][bold]stevo!![/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Withdean-er[/bold] wrote: I was approaching that exact spot literally a couple of minutes after the accident, but like all the cars around me turned around to bypass the blocked road via Ringmer. There was heavy localised rain in that part of the world at that time. The A26 only opened about 5pm this evening. RIP the van driver. Whatever the cause, a tragic loss of a life, and terrible for his family.[/p][/quote]Eight hours to re-open the road??[/p][/quote]Yes. Friends were trying to go from Lewes to Uckfield at 4.30pm and still blocked, so diverted via Ringmer along with 100's of other cars in jams through Ringmer north and south. Which was confirmed at that time on BBC travel. I'm told it's the UK police obsession with any fatal accident to close a motorway or any other road for as long as they like for investigations. Other advanced countries like Germany and Sweden do this differently, with efficiently taken images and measurements using laser and GPS equipment, which we have also, but those other countries want the traffic moving asap. Don't know which system is 'best'. Withdean-er
  • Score: 7

10:15pm Thu 10 Jul 14

stevo!! says...

Withdean-er wrote:
stevo!! wrote:
Withdean-er wrote:
I was approaching that exact spot literally a couple of minutes after the accident, but like all the cars around me turned around to bypass the blocked road via Ringmer. There was heavy localised rain in that part of the world at that time. The A26 only opened about 5pm this evening.

RIP the van driver. Whatever the cause, a tragic loss of a life, and terrible for his family.
Eight hours to re-open the road??
Yes.
Friends were trying to go from Lewes to Uckfield at 4.30pm and still blocked, so diverted via Ringmer along with 100's of other cars in jams through Ringmer north and south. Which was confirmed at that time on BBC travel.

I'm told it's the UK police obsession with any fatal accident to close a motorway or any other road for as long as they like for investigations. Other advanced countries like Germany and Sweden do this differently, with efficiently taken images and measurements using laser and GPS equipment, which we have also, but those other countries want the traffic moving asap. Don't know which system is 'best'.
The best system is one which gets the data and re-opens the road in the fastest time.

Our traffic police seem to enjoy causing unnecessary problems.
[quote][p][bold]Withdean-er[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]stevo!![/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Withdean-er[/bold] wrote: I was approaching that exact spot literally a couple of minutes after the accident, but like all the cars around me turned around to bypass the blocked road via Ringmer. There was heavy localised rain in that part of the world at that time. The A26 only opened about 5pm this evening. RIP the van driver. Whatever the cause, a tragic loss of a life, and terrible for his family.[/p][/quote]Eight hours to re-open the road??[/p][/quote]Yes. Friends were trying to go from Lewes to Uckfield at 4.30pm and still blocked, so diverted via Ringmer along with 100's of other cars in jams through Ringmer north and south. Which was confirmed at that time on BBC travel. I'm told it's the UK police obsession with any fatal accident to close a motorway or any other road for as long as they like for investigations. Other advanced countries like Germany and Sweden do this differently, with efficiently taken images and measurements using laser and GPS equipment, which we have also, but those other countries want the traffic moving asap. Don't know which system is 'best'.[/p][/quote]The best system is one which gets the data and re-opens the road in the fastest time. Our traffic police seem to enjoy causing unnecessary problems. stevo!!
  • Score: -7

10:35pm Thu 10 Jul 14

Withdean-er says...

stevo!! wrote:
Withdean-er wrote:
stevo!! wrote:
Withdean-er wrote:
I was approaching that exact spot literally a couple of minutes after the accident, but like all the cars around me turned around to bypass the blocked road via Ringmer. There was heavy localised rain in that part of the world at that time. The A26 only opened about 5pm this evening.

RIP the van driver. Whatever the cause, a tragic loss of a life, and terrible for his family.
Eight hours to re-open the road??
Yes.
Friends were trying to go from Lewes to Uckfield at 4.30pm and still blocked, so diverted via Ringmer along with 100's of other cars in jams through Ringmer north and south. Which was confirmed at that time on BBC travel.

I'm told it's the UK police obsession with any fatal accident to close a motorway or any other road for as long as they like for investigations. Other advanced countries like Germany and Sweden do this differently, with efficiently taken images and measurements using laser and GPS equipment, which we have also, but those other countries want the traffic moving asap. Don't know which system is 'best'.
The best system is one which gets the data and re-opens the road in the fastest time.

Our traffic police seem to enjoy causing unnecessary problems.
Several top of the range police cars, with their officers at both ends of the closed section of the A26 for many hours. They would say that was required, but I'm not sure why? There might be more excitement is being at the fringes of a 'major incident' rather than patrolling for drivers using mobiles, looking out for burglars and the mundane stuff.
[quote][p][bold]stevo!![/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Withdean-er[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]stevo!![/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Withdean-er[/bold] wrote: I was approaching that exact spot literally a couple of minutes after the accident, but like all the cars around me turned around to bypass the blocked road via Ringmer. There was heavy localised rain in that part of the world at that time. The A26 only opened about 5pm this evening. RIP the van driver. Whatever the cause, a tragic loss of a life, and terrible for his family.[/p][/quote]Eight hours to re-open the road??[/p][/quote]Yes. Friends were trying to go from Lewes to Uckfield at 4.30pm and still blocked, so diverted via Ringmer along with 100's of other cars in jams through Ringmer north and south. Which was confirmed at that time on BBC travel. I'm told it's the UK police obsession with any fatal accident to close a motorway or any other road for as long as they like for investigations. Other advanced countries like Germany and Sweden do this differently, with efficiently taken images and measurements using laser and GPS equipment, which we have also, but those other countries want the traffic moving asap. Don't know which system is 'best'.[/p][/quote]The best system is one which gets the data and re-opens the road in the fastest time. Our traffic police seem to enjoy causing unnecessary problems.[/p][/quote]Several top of the range police cars, with their officers at both ends of the closed section of the A26 for many hours. They would say that was required, but I'm not sure why? There might be more excitement is being at the fringes of a 'major incident' rather than patrolling for drivers using mobiles, looking out for burglars and the mundane stuff. Withdean-er
  • Score: 1

11:29pm Thu 10 Jul 14

hubby says...

Living in Spain,there is virtually no censorship of pictures on TV news or in the papers.
Believe me it is better that you see as little as possible.
This stretch of road has always been notorious for accidents and I can't believe that lorries are allowed to travel on it.
My thoughts and prayers are with the family of the van driver.
Living in Spain,there is virtually no censorship of pictures on TV news or in the papers. Believe me it is better that you see as little as possible. This stretch of road has always been notorious for accidents and I can't believe that lorries are allowed to travel on it. My thoughts and prayers are with the family of the van driver. hubby
  • Score: -1

11:48pm Thu 10 Jul 14

spurious warnings says...

stevo!! wrote:
crazy_plan wrote:
lindaf wrote:
Why do you have to put a photo of the van on this page? Totally insensitive ...
R.I.P. young man.
Why do people want to censor everything?
This is powerful photo journalism that only shows the vehicles involved.
News is not and should not be about censorship.
If the image wasn't shown, would would have been censored?

The incident was reported, so it wasn't censored.

Oh, and the image only show one of the vehicles.....is numeracy something that just happens to other people?
you are a vile tw4t
[quote][p][bold]stevo!![/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]crazy_plan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]lindaf[/bold] wrote: Why do you have to put a photo of the van on this page? Totally insensitive ... R.I.P. young man.[/p][/quote]Why do people want to censor everything? This is powerful photo journalism that only shows the vehicles involved. News is not and should not be about censorship.[/p][/quote]If the image wasn't shown, would would have been censored? The incident was reported, so it wasn't censored. Oh, and the image only show one of the vehicles.....is numeracy something that just happens to other people?[/p][/quote]you are a vile tw4t spurious warnings
  • Score: 4

1:17am Fri 11 Jul 14

stevo!! says...

"Living in Spain,there is virtually no censorship of pictures on TV news or in the papers."

I was in Spain at the time of the train crash last year, and I thought that the picture coverage was restrained despite the deaths.
"Living in Spain,there is virtually no censorship of pictures on TV news or in the papers." I was in Spain at the time of the train crash last year, and I thought that the picture coverage was restrained despite the deaths. stevo!!
  • Score: -6

10:23am Fri 11 Jul 14

Saltdean Resident says...

spurious warnings wrote:
stevo!! wrote:
crazy_plan wrote:
lindaf wrote:
Why do you have to put a photo of the van on this page? Totally insensitive ...
R.I.P. young man.
Why do people want to censor everything?
This is powerful photo journalism that only shows the vehicles involved.
News is not and should not be about censorship.
If the image wasn't shown, would would have been censored?

The incident was reported, so it wasn't censored.

Oh, and the image only show one of the vehicles.....is numeracy something that just happens to other people?
you are a vile tw4t
Dont worry about Stevo!!, he seems to have popped up a few months ago on the Argus and takes great pleasure in winding people up, no matter what the story, i think they call it being a troll, suits him. Sympathies to the family involved.
[quote][p][bold]spurious warnings[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]stevo!![/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]crazy_plan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]lindaf[/bold] wrote: Why do you have to put a photo of the van on this page? Totally insensitive ... R.I.P. young man.[/p][/quote]Why do people want to censor everything? This is powerful photo journalism that only shows the vehicles involved. News is not and should not be about censorship.[/p][/quote]If the image wasn't shown, would would have been censored? The incident was reported, so it wasn't censored. Oh, and the image only show one of the vehicles.....is numeracy something that just happens to other people?[/p][/quote]you are a vile tw4t[/p][/quote]Dont worry about Stevo!!, he seems to have popped up a few months ago on the Argus and takes great pleasure in winding people up, no matter what the story, i think they call it being a troll, suits him. Sympathies to the family involved. Saltdean Resident
  • Score: 3

11:47am Fri 11 Jul 14

stevo!! says...

Saltdean Resident wrote:
spurious warnings wrote:
stevo!! wrote:
crazy_plan wrote:
lindaf wrote:
Why do you have to put a photo of the van on this page? Totally insensitive ...
R.I.P. young man.
Why do people want to censor everything?
This is powerful photo journalism that only shows the vehicles involved.
News is not and should not be about censorship.
If the image wasn't shown, would would have been censored?

The incident was reported, so it wasn't censored.

Oh, and the image only show one of the vehicles.....is numeracy something that just happens to other people?
you are a vile tw4t
Dont worry about Stevo!!, he seems to have popped up a few months ago on the Argus and takes great pleasure in winding people up, no matter what the story, i think they call it being a troll, suits him. Sympathies to the family involved.
A troll is someone who posts comments that are inaccurate with a view to getting responses.

Some stupid people think that a troll is anyone who corrects their posts.

HTH
[quote][p][bold]Saltdean Resident[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]spurious warnings[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]stevo!![/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]crazy_plan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]lindaf[/bold] wrote: Why do you have to put a photo of the van on this page? Totally insensitive ... R.I.P. young man.[/p][/quote]Why do people want to censor everything? This is powerful photo journalism that only shows the vehicles involved. News is not and should not be about censorship.[/p][/quote]If the image wasn't shown, would would have been censored? The incident was reported, so it wasn't censored. Oh, and the image only show one of the vehicles.....is numeracy something that just happens to other people?[/p][/quote]you are a vile tw4t[/p][/quote]Dont worry about Stevo!!, he seems to have popped up a few months ago on the Argus and takes great pleasure in winding people up, no matter what the story, i think they call it being a troll, suits him. Sympathies to the family involved.[/p][/quote]A troll is someone who posts comments that are inaccurate with a view to getting responses. Some stupid people think that a troll is anyone who corrects their posts. HTH stevo!!
  • Score: -3

2:57pm Fri 11 Jul 14

spurious warnings says...

stevo!! wrote:
crazy_plan wrote:
lindaf wrote:
Why do you have to put a photo of the van on this page? Totally insensitive ...
R.I.P. young man.
Why do people want to censor everything?
This is powerful photo journalism that only shows the vehicles involved.
News is not and should not be about censorship.
If the image wasn't shown, would would have been censored?

The incident was reported, so it wasn't censored.

Oh, and the image only show one of the vehicles.....is numeracy something that just happens to other people?
As AlanPare brilliantly responded to Stevo!!

Symptoms of Narcissistic Personality Disorder

In order for a person to be diagnosed with narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) they must meet five or more of the following symptoms:

•Has a grandiose sense of self-importance (e.g., exaggerates achievements and talents, expects to be recognized as superior without commensurate achievements)

•Is preoccupied with fantasies of unlimited success, power, brilliance, beauty, or ideal love

•Believes that he or she is “special” and unique and can only be understood by, or should associate with, other special or high-status people (or institutions)

•Requires excessive admiration

•Has a very strong sense of entitlement, e.g., unreasonable expectations of especially favorable treatment or automatic compliance with his or her expectations

•Is exploitative of others, e.g., takes advantage of others to achieve his or her own ends

•Lacks empathy, e.g., is unwilling to recognize or identify with the feelings and needs of others

•Is often envious of others or believes that others are envious of him or her

•Regularly shows arrogant, haughty behaviors or attitudes
[quote][p][bold]stevo!![/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]crazy_plan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]lindaf[/bold] wrote: Why do you have to put a photo of the van on this page? Totally insensitive ... R.I.P. young man.[/p][/quote]Why do people want to censor everything? This is powerful photo journalism that only shows the vehicles involved. News is not and should not be about censorship.[/p][/quote]If the image wasn't shown, would would have been censored? The incident was reported, so it wasn't censored. Oh, and the image only show one of the vehicles.....is numeracy something that just happens to other people?[/p][/quote]As AlanPare brilliantly responded to Stevo!! Symptoms of Narcissistic Personality Disorder In order for a person to be diagnosed with narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) they must meet five or more of the following symptoms: •Has a grandiose sense of self-importance (e.g., exaggerates achievements and talents, expects to be recognized as superior without commensurate achievements) •Is preoccupied with fantasies of unlimited success, power, brilliance, beauty, or ideal love •Believes that he or she is “special” and unique and can only be understood by, or should associate with, other special or high-status people (or institutions) •Requires excessive admiration •Has a very strong sense of entitlement, e.g., unreasonable expectations of especially favorable treatment or automatic compliance with his or her expectations •Is exploitative of others, e.g., takes advantage of others to achieve his or her own ends •Lacks empathy, e.g., is unwilling to recognize or identify with the feelings and needs of others •Is often envious of others or believes that others are envious of him or her •Regularly shows arrogant, haughty behaviors or attitudes spurious warnings
  • Score: 1

6:48pm Fri 11 Jul 14

stevo!! says...

spurious warnings wrote:
stevo!! wrote:
crazy_plan wrote:
lindaf wrote:
Why do you have to put a photo of the van on this page? Totally insensitive ...
R.I.P. young man.
Why do people want to censor everything?
This is powerful photo journalism that only shows the vehicles involved.
News is not and should not be about censorship.
If the image wasn't shown, would would have been censored?

The incident was reported, so it wasn't censored.

Oh, and the image only show one of the vehicles.....is numeracy something that just happens to other people?
As AlanPare brilliantly responded to Stevo!!

Symptoms of Narcissistic Personality Disorder

In order for a person to be diagnosed with narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) they must meet five or more of the following symptoms:

•Has a grandiose sense of self-importance (e.g., exaggerates achievements and talents, expects to be recognized as superior without commensurate achievements)

•Is preoccupied with fantasies of unlimited success, power, brilliance, beauty, or ideal love

•Believes that he or she is “special” and unique and can only be understood by, or should associate with, other special or high-status people (or institutions)

•Requires excessive admiration

•Has a very strong sense of entitlement, e.g., unreasonable expectations of especially favorable treatment or automatic compliance with his or her expectations

•Is exploitative of others, e.g., takes advantage of others to achieve his or her own ends

•Lacks empathy, e.g., is unwilling to recognize or identify with the feelings and needs of others

•Is often envious of others or believes that others are envious of him or her

•Regularly shows arrogant, haughty behaviors or attitudes
Do you have a life?
[quote][p][bold]spurious warnings[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]stevo!![/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]crazy_plan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]lindaf[/bold] wrote: Why do you have to put a photo of the van on this page? Totally insensitive ... R.I.P. young man.[/p][/quote]Why do people want to censor everything? This is powerful photo journalism that only shows the vehicles involved. News is not and should not be about censorship.[/p][/quote]If the image wasn't shown, would would have been censored? The incident was reported, so it wasn't censored. Oh, and the image only show one of the vehicles.....is numeracy something that just happens to other people?[/p][/quote]As AlanPare brilliantly responded to Stevo!! Symptoms of Narcissistic Personality Disorder In order for a person to be diagnosed with narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) they must meet five or more of the following symptoms: •Has a grandiose sense of self-importance (e.g., exaggerates achievements and talents, expects to be recognized as superior without commensurate achievements) •Is preoccupied with fantasies of unlimited success, power, brilliance, beauty, or ideal love •Believes that he or she is “special” and unique and can only be understood by, or should associate with, other special or high-status people (or institutions) •Requires excessive admiration •Has a very strong sense of entitlement, e.g., unreasonable expectations of especially favorable treatment or automatic compliance with his or her expectations •Is exploitative of others, e.g., takes advantage of others to achieve his or her own ends •Lacks empathy, e.g., is unwilling to recognize or identify with the feelings and needs of others •Is often envious of others or believes that others are envious of him or her •Regularly shows arrogant, haughty behaviors or attitudes[/p][/quote]Do you have a life? stevo!!
  • Score: -3

9:05pm Fri 11 Jul 14

hubby says...

stevo!! wrote:
"Living in Spain,there is virtually no censorship of pictures on TV news or in the papers."

I was in Spain at the time of the train crash last year, and I thought that the picture coverage was restrained despite the deaths.
You seriously have to be joking mate.
Uncovered dead bodies spread along the railway line.Broken and some in pieces.Faces clearly visible.
It is always the same. Even when children are involved.
[quote][p][bold]stevo!![/bold] wrote: "Living in Spain,there is virtually no censorship of pictures on TV news or in the papers." I was in Spain at the time of the train crash last year, and I thought that the picture coverage was restrained despite the deaths.[/p][/quote]You seriously have to be joking mate. Uncovered dead bodies spread along the railway line.Broken and some in pieces.Faces clearly visible. It is always the same. Even when children are involved. hubby
  • Score: 0

11:15pm Fri 11 Jul 14

Marko46 says...

stevo!! wrote:
Withdean-er wrote:
I was approaching that exact spot literally a couple of minutes after the accident, but like all the cars around me turned around to bypass the blocked road via Ringmer. There was heavy localised rain in that part of the world at that time. The A26 only opened about 5pm this evening.

RIP the van driver. Whatever the cause, a tragic loss of a life, and terrible for his family.
Eight hours to re-open the road??
And your problem is.....?
[quote][p][bold]stevo!![/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Withdean-er[/bold] wrote: I was approaching that exact spot literally a couple of minutes after the accident, but like all the cars around me turned around to bypass the blocked road via Ringmer. There was heavy localised rain in that part of the world at that time. The A26 only opened about 5pm this evening. RIP the van driver. Whatever the cause, a tragic loss of a life, and terrible for his family.[/p][/quote]Eight hours to re-open the road??[/p][/quote]And your problem is.....? Marko46
  • Score: 1

11:02am Sat 12 Jul 14

stevo!! says...

Marko46 wrote:
stevo!! wrote:
Withdean-er wrote:
I was approaching that exact spot literally a couple of minutes after the accident, but like all the cars around me turned around to bypass the blocked road via Ringmer. There was heavy localised rain in that part of the world at that time. The A26 only opened about 5pm this evening.

RIP the van driver. Whatever the cause, a tragic loss of a life, and terrible for his family.
Eight hours to re-open the road??
And your problem is.....?
Not half as serious as yours.
[quote][p][bold]Marko46[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]stevo!![/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Withdean-er[/bold] wrote: I was approaching that exact spot literally a couple of minutes after the accident, but like all the cars around me turned around to bypass the blocked road via Ringmer. There was heavy localised rain in that part of the world at that time. The A26 only opened about 5pm this evening. RIP the van driver. Whatever the cause, a tragic loss of a life, and terrible for his family.[/p][/quote]Eight hours to re-open the road??[/p][/quote]And your problem is.....?[/p][/quote]Not half as serious as yours. stevo!!
  • Score: -1

11:03am Sat 12 Jul 14

stevo!! says...

hubby wrote:
stevo!! wrote:
"Living in Spain,there is virtually no censorship of pictures on TV news or in the papers."

I was in Spain at the time of the train crash last year, and I thought that the picture coverage was restrained despite the deaths.
You seriously have to be joking mate.
Uncovered dead bodies spread along the railway line.Broken and some in pieces.Faces clearly visible.
It is always the same. Even when children are involved.
I obviously saw different news coverage to you.
[quote][p][bold]hubby[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]stevo!![/bold] wrote: "Living in Spain,there is virtually no censorship of pictures on TV news or in the papers." I was in Spain at the time of the train crash last year, and I thought that the picture coverage was restrained despite the deaths.[/p][/quote]You seriously have to be joking mate. Uncovered dead bodies spread along the railway line.Broken and some in pieces.Faces clearly visible. It is always the same. Even when children are involved.[/p][/quote]I obviously saw different news coverage to you. stevo!!
  • Score: -1

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