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June 28, 2013

Old Pictures of Car Accidents in London

A three car crash on the Kingston By-Pass, two of the cars are overturned. (Photo by J. A. Hampton/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 15th July 1939

A chilling demonstration of what happens during a sharp swerve if a passenger isn't wearing their seatbelt. The display is part of a road safety campaign at the Crystal Palace in London, organised by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents. (Photo by J. Wilds/Keystone/Getty Images). 12th May 1964

Crashed cars in Finchley Road, north London. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). May 1924

Six holiday-makers were taken to hospital, along with the driver of the coach, after being involved in a triple crash between this car, the coach and another bus in Islington. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images). 5th August 1952

A crashed car by the side of the road in Stratford, east London. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images). April 1963

A bus which, when travelling along Kensington Gore, London, swerved to avoid a car and crashed into the facade of the Hyde Park Hotel. The driver of the car and several passengers on the bus were injured. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images). 1934

A car hangs precariously over the basement of Canada House in Trafalgar Square, having crashed through the railings. (Photo by G. R. Greated/Fox Photos/Getty Images). 6th April 1939

A group of passers-by looking at a car which crashed through a fence and fell 20 feet into Wealdstone Brook, London. (Photo by E. Dean/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 28th February 1936

A policeman views a car crashed into a traffic island outside Buckingham Palace. (Photo by Harrison /Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 16th May 1939

An auto ambulance (right) beside a crashed car on a road in England. The auto-ambulance lifted the car so that the drivers and passengers could be rescued. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 1st August 1925

A crowd of spectators in Stepney Green, east London, with one of the two cars which were involved in a crash there, killing two men and injuring a third. (Photo by E. Bacon/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 28th August 1926


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