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Update on National Express Coach Crash

Arrest update for national express coach crash incident



The investigation by the Thames Valley Police into the National Express coach crash which occurred on 3 January 2007 is still continuing. The crash claimed the lives of two people and seriously injured numerous others.

The London-to-Aberdeen National Express coach overturned, at 2345 GMT on Wednesday 4 January, on a slip road from the M4 to the M25 in west London. It was reported at time that 11 people were hospitalised and there were a number of people who were seriously injured.

The coach driver arrested in connection with the fatal National Express coach crash earlier this year has been interviewed and was released on police bail just after 10am on the 25th April.

The man, aged in his forties, answered bail at midday and was questioned by officers from the Force's Roads Policing Department. He has been released on bail for a second time until 21 June 2007, pending a charging decision by the Crown Prosecution Service.

The investigation into the collision, which occurred on a slip road of the M4/M25 on Wednesday 3 January and resulted in the death of two people, is still ongoing.


If you or a loved one has suffered a physical or psychological injury due a road traffic accident involving a bus or coach, you may be able to claim compensation. Find out more information on our Bus & Coach Accident Compensation page.