Two police motorcyclists in convoy carrying Theresa Might and the Belgian PM are injured after automobile knocks them over in ‘unlucky accident’ following Armistice Day service
Martin Robinson, Chief Reporter For Mailonline
Two police bike outriders main a convoy containing Theresa Might have crashed in the present day after they had been knocked down by a automobile as she crossed Belgium in the present day.
However police have mentioned it was an ‘unlucky accident’ on A7 close to Mons the place she had been visiting on the graves of British troopers to mark the 100th anniversary of the First World Battle.
The 2 motorcyclists had been escorting Mrs Might and her Belgian counterpart Charles Michel as they headed in direction of France to fulfill President Macron.
Mr Michel is claimed to have gotten out to test on the boys however Mrs Might stayed in her car.
The outriders had been taken to hospital and De Standaard quoted Belgian premier Michel’s spokesman describing the incident as an ‘unlucky accident’.
Earlier Mrs Might quoted First World Battle poetry whereas she thanked fallen troops for being ‘staunch to the top in opposition to odds uncounted’ as she paid her respects to mark the centenary of Armistice.
Theresa Might is visiting struggle cemeteries in Belgium and France alongside French President Emmanuel Macron and Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel.
Beginning in Mons on Friday morning, Mrs Might and Mr Michel had been escorted by way of the St Symphorien Army Cemetery by Commonwealth Battle Graves Fee consultant Liz Candy.
The cemetery was arrange by the German military as a ultimate resting place for British and German troopers killed on the Battle of Mons.
The pair had been greeted by a guard of honour from the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers and stood for the sound of The Final Put up earlier than a minute’s silence.
Wearing a black coat and knee-high patent boots, Mrs Might was sombre as she laid wreaths on the graves of Non-public John Parr of the Middlesex Regiment, who died on August 21 1914 – the primary UK soldier to be killed within the battle.