Thursday, July 25, 2013

I WAS LEFT SPEECHLESS when I saw the footage of the actual moment when the high-speed passenger train crashed last night in Santiago de Compostela, in northwestern Spain, claiming at least 78 lives.

I'm no expert, but is seems to me that the driver was clearly overspeeding.

[UPDATE: Google / YouTube has removed the video, but you can watch it at El País]

[ANOTHER UPDATE: Reposted the YouTube video from another source; if it gets taken down it'll still continue at El País]
Meanwhile, this is probably the most powerful picture.