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Swiss pedestrian hit 15 times

Swiss police shock after FIFTEEN drivers own up to running over same pedestrian

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...#ixzz2AnAFRPHS

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I have to admit, I'm amazed at reading this story -- and also amazed that I hadn't heard about it locally via other sources first. Maybe in a few weeks, I can read about it in the Local?
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Old 30.10.2012, 14:19
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Swiss police shock after FIFTEEN drivers own up to running over same pedestrian

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...#ixzz2AnAFRPHS

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I have to admit, I'm amazed at reading this story -- and also amazed that I hadn't heard about it locally via other sources first. Maybe in a few weeks, I can read about it in the Local?
It would have been thirty if they had known he was a Serb.
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Old 30.10.2012, 14:23
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Re: Swiss pedestrian hit 15 times

typical Swiss thoroughness and attention to detail
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Old 30.10.2012, 14:27
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Re: Swiss pedestrian hit 15 times

My OH was on his way to work when it happened on that motorway he rang and told me he in a traffic jam we had no idea what had happened until later.
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Old 30.10.2012, 14:34
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Re: Swiss pedestrian hit 15 times

so it wasn't a pedestrian. That's why he was hit 15 times, you're not allowed to walk on the highway!

Swiss secret police in not-so-secret policing shock
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Old 30.10.2012, 14:42
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Re: Swiss pedestrian hit 15 times

Fifteen?

Ew, messy.
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Re: Swiss pedestrian hit 15 times

http://www.blick.ch/news/schweiz/ost...id2081317.html
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Old 30.10.2012, 14:55
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that's still only 3 days before the daily mail......oops.
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that's still only 3 days before the daily mail......oops.
And about 2 months before The Local.

Edit: Bah, don't mind me, VI already alluded to it. Bugger.
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Old 30.10.2012, 15:05
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Swiss police shock after FIFTEEN drivers own up to running over same pedestrian

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...#ixzz2AnAFRPHS

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I have to admit, I'm amazed at reading this story -- and also amazed that I hadn't heard about it locally via other sources first. Maybe in a few weeks, I can read about it in the Local?
Here the full report

http://www.polizeinews.ch/Autofahrer...381/detail.htm
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And about 2 months before The Local.

Edit: Bah, don't mind me, VI already alluded to it. Bugger.
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Re: Swiss pedestrian hit 15 times

I listened to it on the Radio, all morning came home to see it on the news in the evening. Forget that! What is wrong with the Swiss TV stations here? Had a report of SF1 for 15 mins how they were checking trucks somewhere else on the Autobahn (that's not news) then some Political things in Bern.There's never any real news from here on SF1 at all! I'm so tired of not seeing or hearing News on that station. SF1 sucks!! Is there any other way to actually see news on a TV here? Don't even ask me about the Weather persons on the roof, they couldn't predict the weather on their way home.
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Old 30.10.2012, 16:27
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Re: Swiss pedestrian hit 15 times

Dark, foggy, unlit highway with speeds of 120km/h, person flat on the road....for most people it would have been hard to stop in time. After the first few vehicles, he would not have resembled much more than a large "road-kill".
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I listened to it on the Radio, all morning came home to see it on the news in the evening. Forget that! What is wrong with the Swiss TV stations here? Had a report of SF1 for 15 mins how they were checking trucks somewhere else on the Autobahn (that's not news) then some Political things in Bern.There's never any real news from here on SF1 at all! I'm so tired of not seeing or hearing News on that station. SF1 sucks!! Is there any other way to actually see news on a TV here? Don't even ask me about the Weather persons on the roof, they couldn't predict the weather on their way home.
If that's the kind of "news" you're after, 20 Minuten will serve just fine... no need to turn the telly on..
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Old 30.10.2012, 16:37
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Dark, foggy, unlit highway with speeds of 120km/h, person flat on the road....for most people it would have been hard to stop in time. After the first few vehicles, he would not have resembled much more than a large "road-kill".
And yet they thought he had been hit only once?
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Re: Swiss pedestrian hit 15 times

I suspect a good chunk of those 15 hit something else. Or nothing.
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Old 30.10.2012, 17:14
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And yet they thought he had been hit only once?
A full 120km/h hit by a 1.5 ton lump of metal is going to cause massive amounts of damage and injuries to a person anyway. So much so that any subsequent hits by other vehicles possibly may not make that much difference, although I'm inclined to go along with mirfield's interpretation of events.
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Old 30.10.2012, 17:16
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Re: Swiss pedestrian hit 15 times

Years ago, my sister was nursing on an emergency ward, and a young lad who had been hit 5 times by different vehicles on a flyover was brought in. The poor soul was very dead - but his face was unmarked, and his grieving family could identify him without having to see terrible injuries. Curious what happens sometimes.

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I listened to it on the Radio, all morning came home to see it on the news in the evening. Forget that! What is wrong with the Swiss TV stations here? Had a report of SF1 for 15 mins how they were checking trucks somewhere else on the Autobahn (that's not news) then some Political things in Bern.There's never any real news from here on SF1 at all! I'm so tired of not seeing or hearing News on that station. SF1 sucks!! Is there any other way to actually see news on a TV here? Don't even ask me about the Weather persons on the roof, they couldn't predict the weather on their way home.
There is the http://www.startv.ch/ which is covering Zürich, Schaffhausen and Eastern Switzerland. There also is at least one local TV company in St. Gallen.

In case of SF1 you apparently watched either Tagesschau or 10vor10 , but you should have watched Schweiz-Aktuell (19.00-19.25) for local news. On a federal level SF1/SF2 has still a monopoly position.

The weather forecast from that roof is ridiculous and their changing the Meteo from Standard German to dialect(s) made things rather worse

But the company who delivers the forecasts, MeteoSchweiz, has quite a good accuracy. They in fact of course deliver the whole stuff in written form which means in Standard German and the speakers then transform the text when reading.
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Re: Swiss pedestrian hit 15 times

The question is: presuming they actually work out who hit him first, what are the other 14 going to be charged with, if anything?
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