Pick-Up Truck Collides With Electricity PostA 41-year-old man who dozed off while he was driving crashed into a high voltage electricity post. The post fell across the road causing a traffic jam and a blackout in the nearby area.
SATTAHIP – June 7,2015 [Pattaya Daily News]; at 2.00 p.m., Pol.Capt. Saijai Khamjulla (Inquiry official of Sattahip police station) was notified that there was an accident involving a pick-up truck which had collided with a high voltage electricity post at Moo 9 Tambon Sattahip, Amphur Sattahip, Chon Buri province, so he rushed to the scene.
At the scene the police found a bronze Nissan Frontier pick-up truck which was severely damaged and a high voltage electricity post which had fallen across the road causing a traffic jam. The pick-up truck driver was identified as Mr. Anuphong Naksuk, aged 41, who was unharmed. The Sattahip Electricity Authority officials had to cut the power off to the Nong Ya Noi community and residents in the nearby area so they could repair the damaged post.
Upon questioning Mr. Anuphong Naksuk he was going to run some errands and when he reached the incident point he felt drowsy due to lack of sleep and crashed into the post. Mr. Anuphong also said that he is willing to pay for the damage to the post.