Honda Civic plunges from expressway, killing driver

national August 15, 2012 00:00

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A Honda Civic car crashed into the rear of a 10wheel truck before plunging from the Udon Ratthaya Expressway in Pathum Thani's Muang district to a football field below and exploding in flames in the early hours of Wednesday, killing the driver instantly.


The accident took place at around 4.50am. Police found the charred body of a man in the driver’s seat. The car registration book and a document from the Civil Aviation Training Center identified him as Manchukorn Namwichai, 25.
Security footage showed the car crashing into the 10wheeler at 4.47am before plunging into the field, The truck fled the scene.
In related news, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration earlier revealed 68 dangerous curves and 30 dangerous intersections about which Bangkokian commuters should be aware, as well as 18 Yshape elevated roadway spots that have become notorious for cars, when driven by speeding or hesitant drivers, plunging through the barriers to the ground below.

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