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Three killed in motorcycle crash

Three persons were killed when the motorcycle they were riding rammed into the rear of a truck loaded with cement boards in Khu Khot district of Pathum Thani province on Monday morning (Feb 5).

Khu Khot police said the fatal crash happened at 4am on Lam Luk Ka road.

The three victims, two men and a woman, were riding on a Honda Wave motorcycle when it crashed at the back of the Isuzu truck which belonged to TUK Bang Out Transport Co Ltd.

Two died on the spot after the crash while another was critically injured.

Rescue team from Bangpakok hospital spent almost half an hour desperstely to save his life through CPR.

Police said two victims had been identified as Suvit Donhomta, 25, from Bueng Kan province, and Suwadee Meesri, 35, from Phitsanulok. Another male victim in his 20s was not identified as he did not carry ID card.

The truck driver Somkid Chuanlakorn told police that he heard a loud bang at the rear after he braked his vehicle instantly when a car cut in front of his truck.

Police said the truck driver would be initially charged for reckless driving causing deaths to others.

Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS)