Truck Kills Three, Injures Eight At Roadside Restaurant


A truck rammed into a roadside restaurant killing three people and injuring eight others on Thursday night in Nong Bua Lamphu province, Thailand.  The truck crashed into two cars, two pickup trucks, a van and two motorcycles before ramming into the Ocha Restaurant.

The Nations reports that police said Thongkham Piroonsunthorn, 50, a local resident, died at the scene after being hit by the front of the truck. Two other patrons of the shop died at the Na Klang Hospital. They were identified as Wichit Ariyapimak, 49, a construction contractor from Chon Buri province, and Wilasini Thaweechart, 26, a local resident.

Police say Runjuan Pongkwanoi, tested negative for alcohol and drug use.

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