Truck Falls off BridgeA man was lucky to escape uninjured after his truck went into the sea after driving over a damaged bridge.
SATTAHIP-1st October- [PattayaDailyNews] at 11.00 am Mr.Parinya Potisat- chief district of Sattahip- was accompanied with Mr.Chin Kaewsung- village leader of Bang Saray- and volunteer soldiers to inspect Bang Saray quay after a bridge had collapsed and a car had fallen into the sea.
At the scene the officers found a small truck which was in the sea. The driver of the truck was Mr.Somrak Kaewpong aged 27 who is a fish dealer and had escaped unharmed. The rescuers then used a crane to lift the truck out of the sea which took around an hour.
Upon questioning Mr.Somrak he told police that he was taking some fish to market and didn’t notice the warning sign saying that the bridge was unsafe until it was too late and ended up in the sea.
Mr.Chin revealed that the bridge was built around 30 years ago and it was renovated 2008. However, whenever there is a storm the bridge always gets damaged. However, the officials will repair the bridge as soon as possible.