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Policeman falls asleep behind the wheel and crashes into roadside pole in Phang Nga


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I can't help but go along with the 'drink driving' probability.....

My Thai wife has 2 brothers in Korat that are Thai police...... They are typical Thai cops and 'always drunk' on duty......

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13 hours ago, Prairieboy said:

Perhaps distracted driving (cell phone), perhaps DUI, perhaps speeding, perhaps brake failure, perhaps a loose nut behind the wheel!

…perhaps he fell asleep as he thought he may have done.

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11 hours ago, hotchilli said:
18 hours ago, webfact said:

He told the team that he was driving alone from the police station and when he arrived at the scene of the crash, a sharp curve, he was feeling exhausted and probably fell asleep, losing control of the car resulting in the accident.

Lol

What's so funny about that?

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I had a policeman friend in northern Thailand that probably fell asleep as well,

and totalled the Police chiefs car. Once the car was repaired, my friend promptly

took a transfer to another part of the country, to save his face. Then eventually quit the

police department, as the pay was not that much and he found other work as

a hotel chauffeur in Bangkok.  Such is life in Thailand.

Geezer

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On 10/14/2019 at 4:54 PM, webfact said:

the rescue team had to use the hydraulic jaws to pry open the car and rescue the trapped driver,

 

On 10/14/2019 at 4:54 PM, webfact said:

the team had to use a machine to cut open the roof into pieces

Why did the reporter include the same details twice within such a short article, just to make it longer?  The "Jaws of Death" were invented about 1961 and in 1972 a hydraulic spreader was developed along with a cutter and a ram.  This combination of four devices became known as "The jaws of Life".  When used correctly, the time to remove a roof from a car is down to about two minutes because our fire fighters practice using them in a multipicity of varied situations.  So why did it take the Thai team 30 minutes?

'nuf sed.

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