Falling tree in Kanchanaburi kills boy, injures pregnant woman in pick-up

Traffic on a road in Kanchanaburi

Rail bridge over a road in Kanchanaburi. Photo: pxfuel.

KANCHANABURI: A five-months pregnant woman was seriously injured and her younger brother killed when a roadside tree fell onto a moving pick-up truck in Sangkhla Buri district on Saturday afternoon, police said.

Pol Lt Col Piyachai Mankhong, a Sangkhla Buri police investigator, said the incident occurred at about 3.30pm while the woman, Kanokkorn Sangkhachi, 24, was driving a Nissan Navara pick-up along Highway 323, heading for Thong Pha Phum district. She was accompanied by her 12-year-old younger brother, Tao, a student at Kroeng Krawia School.

Full story: Bangkok Post

Piyarat Chongcharoen

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