Man dies after being knocked off the top of a truck in Fa Ham

A 25-year-old man has died after being knocked off the top of a truck in Fa Ham this afternoon (July 25).

The man was sitting on top of the overloaded truck when he was struck by a steel gantry that was in a place to indicate the height of the Ping River/ Superhighway underpass.

Having been struck, the man ended up falling off the truck head first dying almost immediately on impact.

Rescue workers told Thai media that the story should be a lesson to all about the dangers of riding on the top of a loaded truck.