I actually read the full article a number of years ago.
Some horrific details and photo's about the accident but you find that with
most articles in this police publication.
I always recall a term the writer used in this article to describe the injuries to
some passengers who were on the skid side on the coach " The bodies were gravilised"
Basically came down to poor welding/contamination by MCA with the building of their
own chassis and I believe was the start of the demise of the original company after
most MCA chassis vehicles were recalled. I believe this one was a single axle MCA.
There was a lot of MCA's sitting in coach yards for some time waiting for inspections
and replacement parts.
The vehicle belonged to a very respected coach family operation with wife driving at
A sad day for everyone including the industry.