Driver killed as tanker overturns

Liquid gas tanker in Bangkok

Liquid gas truck in Bangkok. Photo: Walter van Kalken.

CHAIYAPHUM: A fuel tanker overturned in Thep Sathit district in the early hours of Saturday, running over the driver and killing him as he tried to jump free.

The trailer truck, carrying 36,000 litres of diesel, veered off Road No 205 in tambon Huay Ya Jiew and overturned as driver Rachen Maeme lost control while going down a hill at around 3.30am on Saturday, said Pol Capt Thavorn Sroiroad, deputy investigation chief at the Thep Sathit police station.

Full story: Bangkok Post


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