Fatal crash involves leather students

16 February 2004

An inquest into the death of a 25 year old University College Northampton, (Nene) leather student has been formally opened and adjourned following a fatal car accident on January 24. Mr Seow a Singaporean student on a one-year course at the British School of Leather Technology (BSLT) was killed when the car he was travelling in came off of an entry slip road to a service station on a motorway, near Northampton, and collided with a concrete curb. Four men were in the car at the time of the crash. Three were from Singapore and one from Hong Kong. BSLT student Kangwee Lim, the driver of the car, was arrested on the suspicion of drink driving and was released on bail until February 21. The British School of Leather Technology have opened up a book of condolences for students which will be passed on to Mr Seow's family. It is believed that the leather chemical group Stahl was sponsoring his studies. Source: Northampton Today

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