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Dozing soldier blamed for Surin pileup


No one was injured in a 13-vehicle pileup on Thursday morning in Surin's Prasart district, which police blamed on a soldier falling asleep at the wheel.

Dozing soldier blamed for Surin pileup

Lt Col Natthawuth Summat of Prasart police attended the Tambon Kang An's market on the Surin-Prasart Road, where 12 cars and one motorcycle were damaged. 
The incident on the first day of the seven-day New Year holiday caused congestion on Highway 24 between Ubon Ratchathani and the Cambodia border at Chong Chom.

Dozing soldier blamed for Surin pileup
The police said the accident was caused by a pickup driven by a 24-year-old soldier, Sergeant Wanphot Cheepho, who was returning from Muang Surin and heading to a border base in Phanom Dongrak district. 
It was reported that Wanphot fell asleep and crashed into the parked cars and a motorcycle in front of the market.

Dozing soldier blamed for Surin pileup

Dozing soldier blamed for Surin pileup

Published : December 27, 2018

By : WICHIT CHUNHAKIJKHAJORN THE NATION