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Hundreds of pigs killed in truck accident after driver allegedly fell asleep

Caitlin Ashworth

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A trailer truck packed with pigs flipped, killing hundreds of the pigs, after the driver allegedly fell asleep behind the wheel. Nation Thailand described the scene as a “horror film.” Lifeless bodies were stacked on top each other while injured pigs screamed and squealed in pain. The driver is facing reckless driving charges.

The pigs were packed in a triple-decker metal trailer. The truck driver was making his trip overnight. Around 4am as he was driving through Pathum Thani, the driver allegedly nodded off. Officers suspect the truck crashed into concrete barrier, causing the vehicle to flip to its side.

The driver only had minor injures. Police removed him from the vehicle at 8am and took him to the Khu Bang Luang police station.

SOURCE: Nation Thailand

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    JIM KELLY

    Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 9:43 pm

    FECKING IMBECILE!!!!

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Caitlin Ashworth is a writer from the United States who has lived in Thailand since 2018. She graduated from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and media studies in 2016. She was a reporter for the Daily Hampshire Gazette In Massachusetts. She also interned at the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia and Sarasota Herald-Tribune in Florida.

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