Falling tree damages trucks at S. Pattaya temple

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A tree that had been dead for a long time finally came down with a gust of wind. Its branches snagged power lines and toppled a utility pole damaging two vehicles.
A tree that had been dead for a long time finally came down with a gust of wind. Its branches snagged power lines and toppled a utility pole damaging two vehicles.

Two pickups were damaged when a dead tree collapsed, pulling down power lines inside a South Pattaya temple.



No one was hurt in the Feb. 24 accident in the parking lot of Thamsamakee Temple. Power inside the complex went out for a short period but was restored by the Provincial Electricity Authority. The Pattaya Environment Department hauled away the dead tree.

Temple-goers said the tree had looked dead for a long time and finally came down with a gust of wind. Its branches snagged power lines and toppled a utility pole. The pole fell one truck and the tree on another.






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