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Three policemen killed, three others injured by speeding vehicle

Three policemen were killed and three others injured when a speeding sports utility vehicle crashed into their road checkpoint late Sunday night.

The accident happened at 11:30 pm on the outbound Borom Ratchanonnee Road in front of Boonthaworn shop in Thawee Watthana district.

The speeding Mitsubishi Pajero crashed into a tent of policemen on the sidewalk at the checkpoint and it also crashed into two other cars parked in front of Boothaworn.

Two policemen died at the scene and another was pronounced dead at the Buddhamonthon hospital.

The Pajero driver was identified as Nawaporn Phetkaew, 25. He was not under alcohol influence, police said.

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