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Old 20th Jan 2019, 23:10
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Originally Posted by Chronus View Post
The Land Rover Defender`s kerb weight is 2020kg. I don`t know the model and type of the Kia, but I`d guess it would be near enough half that of the Defender`s. For it to have knocked the heavier vehicle on its side it would need to have been travelling at +50 mph at the time of the collision and being much lower, the initial impact point would have been on the lower chassis of the Defender, causing it to lift and tip onto its side. It really is most fortunate that all walked with minor cuts and bruises after an accident that had potentially fatal consequences. Had it been that instead of a small vehicle, a lorry or another Defender involved, instead of a Royal cock up there would have been a Royal funeral.
I seem to have missed the bit where the investigation concluded who was at fault
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