Council garbage truck driver fined B1k for brake failure ending in 10-car Patong pile-up

Council garbage truck driver fined B1k for brake failure ending in 10-car Patong pile-up

By Eakkapop Thongtub

 

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No people were injured in the accident. Photo: Patong Municipality Fire Dept
 

PHUKET:-- The driver of a Kamala Municipality garbage truck has been fined B1,000 for reckless driving after the brakes allegedly failed while he was descending Patong Hill this morning (Sept 10), causing a 10-car pile-up at the bottom of the hill.
 

Police were called to the scene, in front of Suwankiriwong Temple (Wat Patong) at 8:45am, reported Lt Kwansirinat Thairat of the Patong Police.

 

Kusoldharm rescue workers and EMS team from Patong Hospital were also dispatched to the scene.


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