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Hanging wires: Another motorcyclist strangled to death

 

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Thai caption: Hanging wires strangle (man) to death

 

Another motorcyclist has fallen victim to Bangkok's infamous hanging wires. 

 

Phachorn Bunyathisanon or "Mot" aged 30 was going down Issaraphap Road to a market where he was a trader in the early morning hours. 

 

The next his mother Jitra knew was late morning when doctors called from Sirirat Hospital to say her son was dead from blood loss and lung problems. He had a 6 inch gash on his neck. 

 

Friends discovered that he had been following a truck that was transporting a backhoe that brought the wires down. 

 

He became entangled and was thrown from his bike suffering strangulation and head injuries. 

 

The driver of the truck has apologized and offered 20,000 baht as an initial payment. 

 

He said he would go to the temple of Wat Yai Sri Sawan to apologize to the corpse - a Thai tradition in such circumstances. 

 

Bangkok Yai police are investigating. 

 

Mum Jitra said that Mot moved back in with her after his marriage failed. He supported her and his sick seven year old sister. 

 

Source: Channel 3

 

 

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3 hours ago, MeePeeMai said:

So sad. RIP Another easily preventable tragedy.

To be fair, the height of the loaded truck caused the cables to be pulled down which is why the truck driver has accepted blame. The victim was travelling on his m/c behind.

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2 hours ago, Lucius verus said:

Sounds like a decent guy. He didn't deserve this.

Driver apologising to the corpse won't help. The trucking boss should have insurance.......?????

should

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4 hours ago, MeePeeMai said:

So sad. RIP Another easily preventable tragedy.

10 years plus 50 singapore cane lashes

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apologizing to the corpse is very helpful if you fear the ghost persecuting you in the future

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I doubt he was actually strangled.  Hard impact to the wire(s) for sure, neck, trachea, thorax trauma.  But that is not the same as a wire being wrapped tightly around one's neck

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16 minutes ago, gk10002000 said:

I doubt he was actually strangled.  Hard impact to the wire(s) for sure, neck, trachea, thorax trauma.  But that is not the same as a wire being wrapped tightly around one's neck

Splitting hairs in this case is not very helpful.

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