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Three killed as pickup rams into tree


A pickup truck lost control and crashed into a roadside tree in Loei province early Saturday, killing a couple and their relative and injuring three others.

Police said the accident happened at 2am on the Erawan-Pha Sambon Road in Tambon Pha-in Plaeng, Erawan district.
When police and rescuers arrived at the scene, they found the dead couple trapped inside the vehicle while the bodies of four passengers, who were travelling on the back of the pickup, were flung on the road.
One of the passengers, Pinij Chartwiwat, died on the way to a hospital.
The pickup was driven by Surasak Sakotewan, 22. He and his wife, Chophakar Laorapa, 24, who was in the front passenger seat, were killed inside the pickup.
Police learned from their relatives that the couple and their four relatives were travelling home after doing business in another province.

Published : December 23, 2017

By : The Nation