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Monks injured and killed in fatal Koh Kong traffic accident

Khmer Times Staff / Khmer Times Share:
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The scene of the accident. Supplied

At least one person has died and 6 monks have been seriously injured in a traffic accident at a crossroads in Koh Kong province.

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The vehicles involved in the crash. The driver of the truck fled the scene. Supplied

The incident took place at National Road 4 Kilometer 148-149 in Ophrov village, Boeung Deavvao commune, Srok Ambel district, Koh Kong province.

The accident was caused by a truck carrying a load of soil colliding with tuk tuks carrying the monks at a busy crossroad.

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The injured are treated at the scene. Supplied

The truck driver responsible fled the scene and is now being sought by police.

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