Two dead after early-morning crash

Around Thailand October 13, 2017 11:46

By The Nation

Two men were killed when their pick-up truck crashed into a bus parked inside a garage and four washing machines in front of nearby shops in Phitsanulok's Muang district on Friday morning.

Following the accident report at 6am, Pol Captain Pairoj Khlaisuwan of Muang Phitsanulok precinct went with rescue workers to the crash scene at Tambon Pak Thok, where they found the bodies of truck driver Ampol Jitsukm 27, and his passenger Thaen Jai-euy, 39, inside the wreckage of the Toyota truck.

Police suspect Ampol had been driving too fast and lost control, possibly after falling asleep at the wheel. The men died after the vehicle crashed into the parked bus and then the garage pillar. 

The bodies were submitted for post mortems, after which the dead men’s relatives will be allowed to collect them for funeral.

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