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Couple killed, six injured in three-vehicle pile-up in Prachin Buri


A married couple were killed on Tuesday morning when their truck careered out of control on a road in Prachin Buri and crashed into a trailer truck and an SUV.

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Police said the accident happened on highway No 304, in Moo 4 village of Na Di district’s Tambon Buppram, at 9am.
District chief Noppadol Ngamlua and other officials rushed to the scene to oversee the rescue operation.
The driver of a truck carrying palm oil died inside the vehicle, along with his wife, he said.


Their truck had been travelling downhill when the driver lost control and hit a trailer truck transporting vehicles in the other direction.
The palm-oil truck then crashed into a Toyota Fortuner SUV.
The trailer-truck driver, SUV driver and four passengers in the SUV were injured in the three-vehicle accident, the district chief said.
Six vehicles being transported on the back of the trailer-truck were also damaged.

Published : February 19, 2019

By : The Nation