The Death of Princess Diana
By: Bella Lucas
On August 31,1997, Diana of Wales died as a result of injuries sustained in a car crash in in a road tunnel in Paris France. She and two other passengers were pronounced dead at the scene. The bodyguard of Diana was the only survivor. Although the media blamed photographers for following the car to closely, after an 18-month French judicial investigation found that the crash was caused by Henri Paul, who lost control of the car at high speed while intoxicated.
What They said in the Media
It had also been reported that the death was planned by the British government. The theory is that a scetion in the British secret service decided that Diana was a threat to the throne because of the information she knew about the royal family and the government. This also made her a stability of the state. In order to protect the royal family the media portrayed that the car was sabotaged by the driver, who was the only one who made it out of the crash alive.