Truck Strikes Electrical Wires Causing Post To BreakA fish truck stuck which was making a left turn struck some low hanging electrical wires causing the post to break and the wires to hit the floor resulting in major traffic congestion for over 6 hours.
SATTAHIP – April 3,2015 [PattayaDailyNews]; at 09.00 am Pol.Capt.Kanchanapat Pattaweesutha-female inspector of Sattahip police station- was notified that a truck had hit an electrical post causing it to break making the transformer to exploded. The incident caused severe traffic congestion on the local road. After notification, the police officers and rescue team immediately rushed to the scene to relieve the situation.
At the scene the officers found the broken electrical posts and the live wires were hanging near the road. The fish truck was being driven by Mr.Thongchai Tinpol aged 46. The incident cause a black out in some areas, fortunately no one was injured from the incident and no cars were damaged.
As a result, the officers had to divert the traffic for over 6 hours until the post was replaced.
Upon questioning the truck driver he said he was turning left when the top of his truck struck the wires causing the post to break.