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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