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Lucky escape for two drivers as Indian flips his car at Pattaya intersection

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Lucky escape for two drivers as Indian flips his car at Pattaya intersection

 

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Picture: The Pattaya News

 

A taxi driver and an Indian both had brushes with death after a car hit the central divider, collided with a lamppost and flipped crushing the front of a taxi.

 

The accident happened at the Grand Condominium intersection in Pattaya around 6 am Sunday.

 

Pol Capt Chanan Ketbua on the scene with Sawang Boriboon foundation found a Mitsubishi with Bangkok plates crushing a Bangkok registered taxi.

 

Surinder Singh, the car driver from India, was only slightly hurt and declined a hospital visit.

 

Taxi driver Phanthip Lesasmat, 50, who was uninjured, said he had been waiting at the lights. The Mitsubishi hit the central divider and went through the red light before hitting a lamppost and coming to rest overturned on his bonnet.

 

Mr Singh was arrested and taken to Pattaya police station.

 

The Pattaya News quoted the police as saying it was a case of falling asleep at the wheel or drunk driving.

 

Alcohol checks were being made.

 

Source: The Pattaya News

 

 

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Indians teaching Thais how to run everything down on a built up inner city road lesson one don't die🤔

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42 minutes ago, webfact said:

A taxi driver and an Indian both had brushes with death

 

In most other countries, that description would be referring to the same person...

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Mitsubishi with Bangkok plates . Another <deleted> must display Bangkok plates thinking he is better than the locals. Drove for 30 minutes this morning in CNX gave out 10 Darwin awards for stupid driving activities, all had Bangkok plates!

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Mr Singh to Sing Sing :whistling:

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Fortunately he wasn't Mr. Pindunderjeep

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33 minutes ago, legend49 said:

Mitsubishi with Bangkok plates . Another <deleted> must display Bangkok plates thinking he is better than the locals. Drove for 30 minutes this morning in CNX gave out 10 Darwin awards for stupid driving activities, all had Bangkok plates!

Well it is just Bangkokians visiting. But the open roads go to their heads, don't get them at home! 

Agreed they drive like asses.

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31 minutes ago, topt said:

I have a Bangkok plate because I bought from a Bangkok dealer even though residing in Pattaya......so (delete) you too.....:saai:

Me too - never knew we were held in such high esteem by the "masses" :wink:

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Off topic also a flame removed

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Mitsubishi with Bangkok plates . Another must display Bangkok plates thinking he is better than the locals. Drove for 30 minutes this morning in CNX gave out 10 Darwin awards for stupid driving activities, all had Bangkok plates!

Well, I moved from Bkk to CNX so all my vehicles have BKK number plates. I can drive for 10 mins and give out 30 Darwin awards for small town drivers lol


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The usual experts deciding blame based on a news article, and their comedic counterparts making juvenile comments about a serious accident.

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9 hours ago, johng said:

Ohhh Bloody blimey Sir !!!!!!

Like flipping a chapatti !!

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