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Crane accident leaves Rama III area in Bangkok without power

Building Construction Crane

Building Construction Crane. Photo: PIRO4D (Pixabay).

Residents in Bangkok’s Rama III area suffered a blackout from yesterday morning until the evening after a crane became entangled in power lines and pulled down 32 electricity poles, causing damage to four cars and a townhouse and injuring six people.

Many poles were uprooted and toppled onto the road. A taxi and a container truck were among four vehicles damaged, while the six injured were taken to Charoen Krung Pracharak Hospital.

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By The Nation