Theresa May and Charles Michel unhurt after car hits convoy in Belgium

first_imgA motorcade carrying British Prime Minister Theresa May and her Belgian counterpart Charles Michel to a World War I memorial ceremony in Belgium was involved in a motorway accident on Friday, but neither leader was hurt.Police and officials said two Belgian police motorcycle escort riders were injured when a car hit the leaders’ convoy. Michel’s spokesman, Barend Leyts, described it as “an unfortunate accident,” while Downing Street said May’s vehicle had already gone past when the incident occurred.Local media said the accident happened near Mons in southwest Belgium, after May and Michel had visited the Saint-Symphorien cemetery to pay homage to soldiers who died in the war, as part of this weekend’s 100th anniversary of the Armistice.last_img read more