Crossing Cambodia

Friday, August 25, 2006

Accident report

From the Cambodian Daily (Thursday, August 24, 2006):

1 Killed, 9 Injured When Speeding Truck Flips

A woman was killed and nine people were injured Monday afternoon in Battambang province's Mong Russei district when a speeding pickup truck overturned on National Route 5, police said Wednesday. According to district deputy police chief Kith Heng, the Izusu pickup flipped and rolled after its right tire was punctured. A 37-year-old woman who was identified only as Mab was hurled out of the vehicle and killed when the pickup rolled over her, crushing her chest, he said. The injured passengers are being treated at hospitals in Battambang town and Mong Russei district, Kith Heng said. The driver of the vehicle was not hurt in the accident. (Van Roeun)
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