51-year-old dies after driving into power pole in Tha Sala

A 51-year-old man has died after driving into an power pole in Tha Sala early this morning, June 24.

The accident occurred on the Middle Ring Road (3029) near the Sri Bua Ngoen Intersection at around 12:30 a.m.

The driver, Mr. Trai Thep from Nong Phueng Subdistrict, Saraphi was driving down the road when he has lost control, crossed several lanes then slammed into the power pole.

It’s believed he may have either fallen asleep at the wheel or may have been under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

The body was transported to hospital for an autopsy while police were seeking CCTV footage to try to ascertain what may have happened.

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