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Video: Pick-up driver escapes inferno on Route 7 motorway in Si Racha

 

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Yoi Khao Khiaw, Si Racha highway police, rescue and fire services were called to a burning pick-up on the Route 7 motorway heading towards Laem Chabang in the early hours of Thursday morning. 

 

Firemen had the blaze in the middle of the road under control within 15 minutes. 

 

 

Driver Phuriphat, 27, managed to escape unhurt and was waiting at the scene to give evidence.

 

He said that a tire blew out and the resulting sparks and flames set fire to the cab. 

 

He admitted he was a lucky guy.

 

Source: 77kaoded

 

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2 hours ago, rooster59 said:

He said that a tire blew out and the resulting sparks and flames set fire to the cab. 

 

He admitted he was a lucky guy.

Doesn't sound too lucky. How on earth would a blown tyre start that off?

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4 hours ago, RichardColeman said:

My money is on failed to put the petrol cap on when filling up and threw a fag out the window

Looks to me like a Diesel pickup. Just drop a cigarette in the tank and it will be extinguished.

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