Six dead and eight injured after lorry crash.
A bin lorry which was out of control killed six and left eight injured.
The pavement was full of Christmas shoppers when the truck mounted the kerb crushing them before heading towards the center of the town where more people were hit.
It is thought that three members from the same family were killed in the tragic accident.
Witnesses have said they saw a baby in a pram and young children caught in the chaos.
Flowers have been placed at the scene.
Investigations are being made into the crash to find out the cause of the accident.
It is thought that the driver of the lorry suffered a heart attack or a seizure causing him to lose control of the vehicle. He was taken to hospital following the accident.
The accident occurred around 2:30pm.
The city council turned off the Christmas lights as a sign of respect.
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Posted: February 14, 2015 at 11:44 am