Belgian police hurt in Theresa May motorway mishap
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Two Belgian police motorcyclists have been hurt on Friday when a motorist disrupted a convoy sporting British Prime Minister Theresa May and her Belgian counterpart, an reliable stated.
There was once no query of it being an assault, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel’s spokesman instructed Reuters, after the incident following a wreath-laying rite at a British cemetery to mark Sunday’s centenary of the top of World War One.
“It was an inattentive driver,” the spokesman stated.
The motorist started to overhaul the dashing convoy at the motorway close to Mons however then attempted to tug into the convoy’s lane sooner than attaining the entrance, inflicting the 2 escorts guarding the center of the caravan of automobiles to lose keep watch over. As they toppled, their motorcycles just about struck the automobile sporting Michel.
May, in a automobile touring in the entrance of the motorcade, shouldn’t have noticed the incident, the spokesman stated. No one rather than police officials was once hurt.
While May traveled on towards her subsequent memorial engagement, in France, Michel stopped the rest of the convoy and waited whilst scientific crews arrived to regard the injured motorcyclists.
Reporting by means of Alastair Macdonald; Editing by means of Alison Williams