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27 October 2014 :: 08:10:01 am 93287

Pick-Up Truck Collides With 18-Wheeler

A speeding pick-up truck that lost control and collided with an 18 wheeler truck causing the driver and a passenger to died instantly and seriously injuring another passenger happened in the early hours of the morning.
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PATTAYA – October 26, 2014 [Pattaya Daily News]; at 2.30 a.m., Pol.Lt. Sitthawat Chawakornthianrat (Inquiry official of Banglamung police station, Chonburi province) was notified that there was an accident involving a pick-up truck which had collided into the back of an 18-wheel-trailer causing lots of people to become injured. The incident occurred on route 36 Krathing Lai – Rayong, Moo 1 Tambon Nong Pla Lai, Amphur Banglamung, Chonburi province, so he rushed to inspect the scene together with rescuers of Sawang Boriboon Foundation, Pattaya city.

 

An the incident on the entrance route to Pattaya city the officers found a black 4-door-Isuzu Dmax pick-up truck, license no. Khor Khor 9672 Chonburi, which was severely damaged and there were 3 injured victims stuck inside therefore the rescuers used cutter-spreader equipment to free them. The pick-up truck driver was a Thai man (didn’t know his name and surname), aged 35-40, and Mr. Chaiwat Deeying, aged 33, was sat in the back passenger seat, both of them were severely injured so the rescuers sent them to Banglamung hospital.

 

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The officers also found 1 dead victim who was identified as Mr. Preecha Nakkliang, aged 44, who had died instantly. Later the officers were informed that a pick-up truck driver died on the way to hospital. From inspecting the 18-wheel-trailer that belonged to Sor. Boonluea Co., Ltd., was severely damaged and was parked approximately 300 meters from the accident.
Upon investigating Mr. Chalong (the driver of the 18-wheel-trailer), he said that before incident occurred he felt like a vehicle had crashed into the back of his pick-up truck but at that moment he could not stop because he was going uphill. Once at the top he stopped and found that a pick -up had crashed into his trailer so he notified the police.

 

Pol.Lt. Sitthawat said that after inspecting the scene and questioning the driver a Mr. Chalong ((a driver of 18-wheel-trailer) he assumed that the cause of this accident might be that a pick-up truck was being driven at high speed and that the driver may of dozed off causing the accident.

Reporter : Tanasab   Photo : Tanasab   Category : Community News

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