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Video: Motorway pile-up as "foreigner" kills nurse who came to help

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23 minutes ago, F4UCorsair said:

All of the above!

Agreed... drive to the condition of the roads.... basic really

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I really feel so sorry to this nurse! She is trying to save somebody life but end up losing her own life. " foreigner kill local nurse " so many comments. I may like to hear if today, this is "a local diver kill a foreigner" and how the TV members comment also.


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Agreed... drive to the condition of the roads.... basic really

Its all very easy to say drive to the conditions of the road but what happens when you're driving along a nice straight motorway at 120 KPH
and without warning there is a 50cm deep pothole that rips your front wheel off...or some idiot has left one of those concrete lane dividers with no warning signs or lighting in front of the 50 cm pothole...the internationaly recognised twig with plastic bag attached fluttering in the wind would be more effective,and the favorite one of turning all the street lights off along a stretch of road that's being resurfaced with a non reflective non lighted warning sign of road works placed 2 meters before the roadworks.

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6 hours ago, champers said:

Who are scumbags?

Got 30 mins to read the list I'll give you.  :whistling:

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...the headline suggests that 'a foreigner went out of his way and intentionally killed a Thai Good Samaritan'....???

 

...does this reflect any reality...???

 

...or....'in a pileup...a retired nurse...who stopped to help...was tragically struck by an oncoming vehicle'.....???

 

...reading the headline... could it incite violence against foreigners....???

 

 

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Wish that the foreigner who driving the vehicle have install a dash camera to proof that he is innocent, as in Thailand, drive and have kill people is very seriously, sometimes no ending.............(because, not a local driver)


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Then your not really driving to the conditions of the road.... personally, I fully expect these issues, as you describe, to appear without warning.... and rarely ever drive at 120, even during the day.... it's too damn risky on Thai roads

My point being that roads that seem in very good condition can suddenly turn into bomb sites with no warning at all.... even at 50kph it would be dangerous...especially on a motorcycle, I admit that I don't have superhuman vision and am not the world's best driver.

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This is tragic but a point every one agrees is lighting on Thai roads is nowhere near enough to stop in the middle of Nakhonowhere. I've been on roads so dark here the only way to find a turn off to a service lane was by gps. 

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Thai TV News stated that the 'foreigner' was a Korean national; presumably South Korean.

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9 hours ago, F4UCorsair said:

Not every road can have lights every 50 metres.  That's why cars have headlights!  

 

Negligence and stupidity  are the cause of almost all road crashes/ Incidents, not a lack of lights, or signage, or anything external to the car, and more specifically, external to the driver.

You must live in denial, may be too long in Thailand, because road works in Thailand are really a disaster.

 

Road works should ALWAYS have adequate signage and lightning, which I rarely see in Thailand.

 

I'm very familiar with the road works in question in the OP, and am surprised that not more deaths have been accounted for yet, because in a civilized country the signage contractor would be in jail for attempted murder.

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I can imagine that they don't care about others, But shouldn't they at least care about themselves? 

Being invincible is a mental condition, not a physical trait.

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Probably some old guy that isn't allowed to drive in his home country.

 

He was driving pretty fast in a construction zone the only one to blame is the foreigner driving. 

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12 hours ago, Srikcir said:

How so - because no Thai citizen would have had this accident?

               - because TNA saw a foreign citizen passport?

               - because TNA was denigrating foreigners, ie., as the problem for Thai accidents?

Irresponsibly written but likely within Prayut's standards for "accurate" reporting.

 

Maybe it was actually responsibly reported simply because it is known that a foreigner was involved, something that no one seems to be disputing (apart from you).

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1 hour ago, USPatriot said:

Probably some old guy that isn't allowed to drive in his home country.

 

He was driving pretty fast in a construction zone the only one to blame is the foreigner driving. 

Why is that "probably" the case?

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