Driver Dozes Off and Collides With Parked TruckA truck driver who dozed off crashed into another truck which was parked on the side of the road. Luckily nobody was killed but there were 2 who were severely injured.
PATTAYA-23rd May- [PattayaDailyNews] at 06.00 am Pol.Lt.Pongsawas Momungkhun-inspector of Na Jomtien policestation- was notified of a car accident and 2 were injured on a Sattahip road. After notification the police officers and rescue team rushed to inspect the scene.
At the scene the officers found a trailer truck which was being driven by Mr.Artid Ponyiem aged 27. Also there was a Ford Ranger truck which was being driven by Mr.Weerapol Ngamsaeng aged 29 which had collided into the back of the trailer truck. Plus, there were 2 severely injured identified as Mr Suwit Khampichit aged 37 and Mr.watcharapong suknan aged 36; therefore, the officers performed the first aid on them and sending them to the hospital.
Upon questioning Mr.Artid he said that he was delivering goods to a customer but the shop was closed so he parked up on the side of the road. Around 04.00 am a truck crashed into the back of his truck. It’s expected that the truck driver may have fallen asleep at the wheel.