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Two dead as truck hits power pole

By Eakkapop Thongtub

 

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The cab of the truck was crushed by the impact. Photo: Karon Police

 

PHUKET: Two people died when a crane truck slammed into a roadside power pole while descending Karon Hill towards Chalong late yesterday afternoon (May 30).

 

The accident, near where Soi Suksan 1 joins Patak Rd as it crosses the hills between Chalong Circle and Kata, occurred at about 4:50pm, said Karon Police Deputy Superintendent Lt Col Pratuang Pholmana.

 

Police and rescue workers arrived at the scene to find the truck cab crushed by the power pole, which itself had been broken and brought down across the four-lane divided road.

 

Full story: https://www.thephuketnews.com/two-dead-as-truck-hits-power-pole-76245.php

 

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My wife was driving and overtaken by this speeding truck. She wasn't surprised to see it crashed when she caught up to it. 

It was raining hard at that time and he took that sweeping corner at speed. 

Sorry for the innocent Burmese guy getting killed. Wrong place wrong time. 

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3 hours ago, hansgruber said:

My wife was driving and overtaken by this speeding truck. She wasn't surprised to see it crashed when she caught up to it. 

It was raining hard at that time and he took that sweeping corner at speed. 

Sorry for the innocent Burmese guy getting killed. Wrong place wrong time. 

Seems your wife has the perfect answer for this accident, sheer lunacy !

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Its just total carnage, nobody died of covid yesterday but 2 died plus however many more due to reckless driving, many of these idiots are incapable of realisation of the possibilities of a collision. Wet roads unladen commercial vehicle whacky backy driver, thank god for lockdown i survived another 8 weeks here.

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I was driving bye the orbortor in Rawai and the cavalry was steaming out of there followed by the fire engines I remember thinking thats some accident as we got round the main road thay had gone

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Yep your wifes story just blew the usual B/S out the window Brake failure 

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6 minutes ago, ubon farang said:

Yep your wifes story just blew the usual B/S out the window Brake failure 

That particular stretch of road is mad especially in the rain

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Would not have liked to be in that area with all those volts surging around 🤔Rip

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Darwin award.

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