Source Pravda.Ru

Blair’s convoy accident - several people injured

One of the cars in British Prime Minister Tony Blair's convoy overturned on a Beijing highway - several passengers suffered minor injuries.

Blair's car wasn't affected by the accident and continued to the airport.

The van with eight journalists and British government officials was following Blair's car to the airport for a flight to India.

According to the AP the accident occurred when a tire blew out at the speed of about 70 mph. The vehicle rolled over and slid along the road, coming to a stop.