ROAD MISHAP IN MAURITIUS: Car overturned in shopping district

Bagatelle – VIJAY SHAH via Defimedia.info A road accident on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius saw a car overturn and end up on its roof today in the town of Bagatelle, famed for its popular shopping mall, the French-language Defimedia.info website reported today. Few details of the accident or its cause were published by the news outlet but a picture shown with their report shows bystanders clustering around the stricken auto, which had completely overturned, its four wheels hovering in the air. It is not known if there are any injuries or fatalities. What appeared to be the front … Continue reading ROAD MISHAP IN MAURITIUS: Car overturned in shopping district

CHILE PILE-UP: One person killed in San Bernardo accident

San Bernardo, CHILE VIJAY SHAH via cooperativa.cl One person has been killed and around six injured in a motorway pile-up in the Chilean region of San Bernardo, just outside the capital Santiago, a local online magazine Cooperativa.cl reported yesterday. The traffic incident occurred on the busy southern stretch of the Route 5 motorway, which stretches 3,364 km (2,090 miles) from the Peruvian-Chilean border to the city of Puerto Montt in the Antarctic south. The accident occurred near to the site of the Carozzi food retail company. Accidente múltiple en la Ruta 5 Sur dejó una persona fallecida https://t.co/6bXlsri1LW pic.twitter.com/k6UoPS2z1n — … Continue reading CHILE PILE-UP: One person killed in San Bernardo accident

HEATHROW AIRPORT EXPANSION: Activists block airport

Heathrow, UNITED KINGDOM VIJAY SHAH via The Telegraph Heathrow Airport, one of the main airports for the London region, is experiencing massive delays and ‘travel chaos’ after activists opposed to the airport’s expansion blockaded a tunnel leading to the facility, Britain’s Telegraph reports today. Activists belonging to campaign group Plane Stupid, who are opposed to an extra runway being built at the airport which lies near west London, created a traffic block in a tunnel leading to Terminals 1, 2 and 3, causing massive tailbacks for holidaymakers and other travellers in the area. Five people have already been arrested for … Continue reading HEATHROW AIRPORT EXPANSION: Activists block airport