Tuesday, October 23, 2012

TROVE Tuesday - Fatchen car crash

Car Starts Unexpectedly: Crashes Through Fence

While travelling home on the Old Junction road on Sunday evening, Mr and Mrs. C. W. Fatchen and their son, of Angle vale, narrowly escaped serious injury.
The car developed carburettor trouble. Mr. Fatchen and his son were attending to it when the car, which was in gear ,started, ran across the road and crashed through a fence. Mrs. Fatchen was thrown from the car and severely shaken. The car was slightly damaged.
The Advertiser Tuesday 18 May 1936

1 comment:

  1. So sad for the accident.
    I also experienced that, same case carburetor trouble, with the family's Stanley ford Eastland