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Car crushed after oilrig hits overpass

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A large transporter truck hit a pedestrian overpass which then dropped onto a passing pickup truck and killed its driver early Friday morning, causing a traffic jam on outbound Barommaratchachonnani Road in Thawi Watthana district of Bangkok. 

A 30m section of a pedestrian overpass dropped onto a pickup truck after being hit by a truck transporting a drilling rig on Barommaratchachonnani Road in Thawi Watthana district of Bangkok early Friday. (Photo by Pawat Laopaisarntaksin)

The 18-wheel truck, carrying a large part of an oilrig, hit the underside of the overpass six metres above the road. The overpass section was lifted  off its support pillars and fell on top of a pickup truck passing below, according to a report in Thai Rath.

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