Multiple vehicle accident in Sihanoukville

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Multiple vehicle accident in Sihanoukville

Post by cptrelentless » Wed Jan 02, 2019 8:00 pm

Seen some video on the wife's feed about a multivehicle pile up, looks like a truck, a tuk-tuk car and some motos. 10 injured. She said on the road to Psar Leu, some Chinese in the destroyed tuk-tuk. Any news?
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Re: Multiple vehicle accident in Sihanoukville

Post by Bob tailcat » Wed Jan 02, 2019 8:27 pm

Saw this on facebook
Preah Sihanouk Province: According to preliminary news reports, there has been an accident involving a sand truck, taxi car, and several motorbikes.

One person died at the scene and many more were injured at least 7 Cambodians (including children) and 8 Chinese.


The incident happened at 12:00 pm on January 2, 2019 at Wat La in Sihanouk Ville.

Rescuers, including police and ambulances, intervened to rescue the injured and transport the injured to hospital.

Nasty photos in link: https://www.postnews.com.kh/local/400935
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Re: Multiple vehicle accident in Sihanoukville

Post by cptrelentless » Wed Jan 02, 2019 8:35 pm

Yeah, that one.
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Re: Multiple vehicle accident in Sihanoukville

Post by WizBall » Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:48 pm

Happened at the bottom of the road they call the mountain. Its the a steep road that cuts out the long drive around the port to get into town. Its always congested these days with people trying to get in and out of Sihanoukville. They put up height restriction barriers to stop coaches and large trucks using it as a cut through but it hasn't done anything to ease the traffic madness there. Apparently the driver of the truck was a Cambodian National and he lost control and smashed into multiple cars, bikes and Tuk Tuks. In the ensuing chaos he promptly did a runner and i am not sure if he has been apprehended yet. The wife was driving past there moments after the incident and said it was bad.
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Re: Multiple vehicle accident in Sihanoukville

Post by andy1 » Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:37 pm

I am going to speculate that the truck was overloaded,under maintained and the brakes failed(block of wood under rear wheels) :oops:
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Re: Multiple vehicle accident in Sihanoukville

Post by willyhilly » Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:21 am

Trucks using that very steep road, that's madness.
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Re: Multiple vehicle accident in Sihanoukville

Post by Arget » Thu Jan 03, 2019 7:49 am

willyhilly wrote:
Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:21 am
Trucks using that very steep road, that's madness.
That's KoW.................... =@
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