Lorry driver’s fatigue causes fatal accident with monks in Nakhon Ratchasima

A lorry driver’s fatigue resulted in a tragic accident at 6am at present, when the car collided with three monks close to the Non Phet intersection in Chokchai district, Nakhon Ratchasima province. The accident left one monk useless and two others injured.
The incident happened on Highway 24, Chokchai-Det Udom Road, at a milestone of 59+700 from the Chokchai sub-district. Soaring -wheeled lorry, bearing the registration number three ฒม 6062, had a ‘Homchan Service’ sticker on it and was parked on the roadside. About 7 metres from the crash website, the injured monks have been discovered and promptly attended by volunteer paramedics from Hook 31 Korat Foundation.
The injured monks had been identified as forty five 12 months old Phra Poon Poykratok, 54 yr outdated Phra Charoen Wongsuttal, and 69 yr old Phra Sak Chai Buenkunthod. While the two younger monks received preliminary medical therapy at a nearby hospital, Phra Sak Chai tragically succumbed to his accidents on the method in which, as a result of extreme head trauma.
The lorry driver, 21 year previous Natthaphon Homchan, initially claimed that fatigue was the first cause of the accident. Prior to the incident, Natthaphon had travelled from Ramkhamhaeng to Ubon Ratchathani province to collect medical tools, and picked up his girlfriend in Sri Sa Ket province. Despite resting at a petroleum station alongside the way in which, the couple continued to travel to Pathum Thani the following morning, with the driver experiencing bouts of sleepiness before the accident occurred.
Phra Charoen, the abbot of Wat Non Phet, was main his fellow monks on a spiritual procession at the time of the incident. The authorities at the second are additional investigating the case for possible authorized action against the driver, with the affected group grieving for the monks involved in this tragic occasion..

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