Archive : BMC Chief Hurt In Crash

Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists


Sir Leonard Lord , chairman of the British Motor Corporation, and Lady Lord were slightly injured yesterday when their Austin A105 saloon car was in collision with a 3-ton Army lorry near Tavistock, Devon. The front of the car was extensively damaged. Sir Leonard’s chauffeur, Mr John Stead, was uninjured, but Mrs Stead was taken to Tavistock hospital with a hip injury.

The W.R.A.C. driver of the lorry, Miss Alma Sharland, of Raglan Barracks, Plymouth, was unhurt.

Keith Adams

Keith Adams

Editor and creator AROnline at AROnline
Created in 2001 and built it up to become the world's foremost reference source for all things BMC, Leyland and Rover Group, before renaming it AROnline in 2007.

Is the Editor of the Parkers website and price guide, formerly editor of Classic Car Weekly, and launch editor/creator of Modern Classics magazine. Has contributed to various motoring titles including Octane, Practical Classics, Evo, Honest John, CAR magazine, Autocar, Pistonheads, Diesel Car, Practical Performance Car, Performance French Car, Car Mechanics, Jaguar World Monthly, MG Enthusiast, Modern MINI, Practical Classics, Fifth Gear Website, Radio 4, and the the Motoring Independent...

Likes 'conditionally challenged' motors and taking them on unfeasible adventures all across Europe.
Keith Adams

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