Foreign News: Rumania

Instructive Accident

What would happen if a motor car should run head-on into a marching column of soldiers? Rumanians found out last week. Fifteen soldiers were laid low. Five were able to rise. The other ten were rushed to a hospital, suffering from fractured skulls, broken legs, internal injuries.

The accident, horrible but instructive, took place in front of Rumania's musty, weather-beaten Foreign Office in Bucharest. When jailed the driver of the car seemed neither drunk, blind nor mad, though his explanation was: "I just didn't notice them in time."


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