Police officer seriously injured in road accident

Police officer seriously injured in road accident

Rescuers extract Pol Lt Saharat Kongmee, a deputy investigation chief of Udomsuk police station, from his SUV after it crashed into the rear of another vehicle on Thepparat road in Samut Prakan's Bang Phli district early on Wednesday.
Rescuers extract Pol Lt Saharat Kongmee, a deputy investigation chief of Udomsuk police station, from his SUV after it crashed into the rear of another vehicle on Thepparat road in Samut Prakan's Bang Phli district early on Wednesday.

SAMUT PRAKAN: A police investigator was seriously injured when his SUB crashed into the rear of another vehicle on a road in Bang Phli district shortly after midnight on Wednesday.

The other vehicle, believed to be a truck, left the scene before emergency responders arrived.

Pol Capt Sanhawat Kaewduangdee, a Bang Kaew police investigator, said the accident occurred about 12.30am near kilometre marker 11 on inbound Thepparat road (Bang Na-Trat Road) in tambon Bang Phli Yai.

Police called to the scene found a black Honda HR-V stalled in the middle lane, the front of it badly damaged.

Trapped on the driver's seat was Pol Lt Saharat Kongmee, a deputy chief investigator at Udomsuk police station. He was seriously injured and unconscious.

Rescue workers used hydraulic jacks to release him from the crumpled car and he was rushed to Chularat 1 Suvarnabhumi Hospital.

The vehicle, believed to be a lorry, which was hit in the rear by the SUV had left the scene, leaving behind some broken pieces of bumper on the road.

Police were examining footage from security cameras in the area to establish the cause of the accident and looking for the lorry and its driver.

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