1 killed as two 18-wheelers collide on Highway 38

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A commercial truck driver was killed when he slammed his 18-wheeler into another heavy truck parked on the side of the Kratinglai-Rayong Highway Wednesday.

Ekachai Cholmak, 44, was crushed by the impact with the 18-wheel truck on the side of Highway 38.  The driver of that vehicle, 41-year-old Pongrat Intamolee, was outside his truck examining its brakes and suffered only minor cuts as he scrambled to avoid the collision.

Police speculate the dead Bangkok man fell asleep behind the wheel.

Rescue workers struggle to free the body of Ekachai Cholmak from the cab of his vehicle after it struck another lorry on Highway 38 Wednesday.Rescue workers struggle to free the body of Ekachai Cholmak from the cab of his vehicle after it struck another lorry on Highway 38 Wednesday.

1 killed as two 18-wheelers collide on Highway 38

PMTV