Shopping trip ends in tragedy on M25

FIVE people were killed in a coach crash on the M25 motorway.The coach was travelling northbound between junctions 15 and 16, near Slough in Berkshire, at 11pm yesterday when it veered off the motorway and overturned, landing on its side in a field.

FIVE people were killed in a coach crash on the M25 motorway.

The coach was travelling northbound between junctions 15 and 16, near Slough in Berkshire, at 11pm yesterday when it veered off the motorway and overturned, landing on its side in a field. Five were killed and 40 were injured, two critically.

The single decker, 57-seater coach which crashed belongs to W R Spring & Son, based in Evesham, Worcestershire.

Drivers Graham Spring, 56, and Christopher Sloane, were returning from a shopping excursion to northern France. They are believed to be among those killed.


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Mr Sloane's wife is also reported to have been on the coach.

Graham's sister, Pam Spring paid tribute to the colleagues, who lived locally and were both married. She said she had no idea why the crash had occurred.

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Mr Sloane, who is thought to have been in his late 30s, had been with the Evesham-based firm for ten years.

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