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London, Greater London, England
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LONDON WEDNESDAY 3 SEPTEMBER 1997 Page 1 1 Injuries silence vital crash witness from KEITH DOVKANIS in Paris Massive crowds to line route north via Park Lane to Ml by DAVID TAYLOR THE unprecedented scale of Princess funeral escalated further today as it was announced that giant screens will relay the service live to tens of thousands in Hyde Park Buckingham Palace announced the arrangements to accommodate mourners in response to concerns that the short route of the procession would be swamped by more than one million people It is hoped that much of the pressure will be taken bold gesture of sorrow: Pages 4 5 Full news reports: Page 2 to 13 THE BODYGUARD who survived the crash that killed Princess Diana has appalling facial injuries and is unlikely to give evidence about the tragedy for weeks possibly months The lower half of Trevor face was crushed and his tongue tom away by the impact He has regained consciousness but is still gravely ill with chest injuries including damage to his lungs according to sources at La Pitid Salpgtrifere Hospital in Paris His condition has brought the criminal inquiry to a standstill Investigating magistrate Herve Stephan is unable to make material progress without his testimony Mr Rees-Jones was sitting next to driver Henri Paul when the Princess and Dodi Fayed tried to escape paparazzi photographers pursuing them through Paris last weekend When the car hurtled into a concrete post under the Pont de Mr Rees-Jones 29 was thrown Continued on Page 2 Col 6 away from the area around Westminster Abbey as people flock to the park where two huge screens close to Park Lane will provide coverage of service The screens will face north near the parade ground by the Dorchester Hotel It became clear today that mourners in the park will also have an opportunity to pay their respects in person as the Princess makes her final journey from Westminster Abbey to Althorp where she will be interred in the family vault at St Mary the Virgin Church The funeral cortege will pass along Park Lane on its journey to Continued on Page 2 Col 2 Trevor Rees-Jones: Hie bodyguard suffered terrible facial injuries and may need a series of operations after his Jaw was shattered in the crash that killed Diana mmmmm jiBiEmM.

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