Police have said that they will not be perusing the shop who tied a PVC pipe to the back of a pick-up truck resulted in the death of a 65-year-old.

Saying that it was ultimately the driver’s responsibility to check that her cargo was secure. The pipe came loose and swung out from the truck striking a pillion rider on a motorbike that was traveling the opposite direction in the head killing the man.

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The accident which happened in Sam Khok district in Pathum Thani captured on CCTV and gained nationwide media attention.

The driver of the pick-up Preetanut, 51 has been charged by officers with negligence causing death.

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On Wednesday she spoke to reporters to apologise to the family of the deceased man who was apparently a neighbour.

She also said that she asked shop staff to tie the pipe to her pick-up because she had no idea how to do it herself and said she only realised there had been an accident when someone stopped her further down the road.

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Source : Khaosod

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