Young doctor decapitated in accident

KANCHANABURI: A young doctor died when his car crashed into the rear of a truck loaded with bamboo on Sunday night.

The accident occurred about 9.50pm on Highway 323 in front of a school in tambon Sai Yok.

Killed in the accident was Veerapat Suharitdamrong, 26, a doctor at Somdet Phra Piyamaharat Rommaniyakhet Hospital in Sai Yok district.

Police said Veerapat was returning to his residence at the hospital.

His car ran into the back of a truck loaded with bamboo travelling ahead of him on a curve.

Bamboo protruding from the rear of the truck sliced through the roof and windscreen. Veerapat was decapitated. 

The truck driver told police he was delivering the bamboo to Kanchanaburi.

The investigation was continuing. 

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