Connect with us

Bangkok

Thai driver nearly sends car into reverse plunge from fourth floor of car park

Published

 on 

PHOTOS: JS100 Radio

A woman has had a lucky escape after nearly reversing her car off the fourth floor of an office car park.

The Bangkok Post reports that this is the second time a driver has repeated the feat at the car park of the Food and Drug Administration in Nonthaburi, north of Bangkok.

A year ago, a driver sent his truck plunging from the sixth floor of the same car park, after starting the engine while the vehicle was in reverse. Fortunately for him, he was outside of the truck at the time and managed to let go before it pulled him to almost certain death.

This time round, a woman driving a new white Toyota C-HR was attempting to park it when she accidentally reversed over the wheel stop instead, smashing a chunk out of the wall and causing the back wheels of the car to drop over the edge of the car park, four floors up. Luckily, the front wheels were stopped by the wheel stop, but the car was left balancing precariously.

The woman says she was unable to open the driver’s door as it had been crushed by a pillar, but another person in the car park managed to help her escape through another door.

Speaking to the Bangkok Post later, the woman says she was parking her car when she heard a loud bang, which caused her to hit the brake hard (she thinks it was the brake). She says she only bought the car a month ago and has many years of driving under her belt.

SOURCE: Bangkok Post

Thai driver nearly sends car into reverse plunge from fourth floor of car park | News by Thaiger

 

Get more from The Thaiger

Join the conversation and have your say on Thailand news published on The Thaiger.

Thaiger Talk is our new Thaiger Community where you can join the discussion on everything happening in Thailand right now.

Please note that articles are not posted to the forum instantly and can take up to 20 min before being visible. Click for more information and the Thaiger Talk Guidelines.

Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

A seasoned writer, with a degree in Creative Writing. Over ten years' experience in producing blog and magazine articles, news reports and website content.

Follow Thaiger by email:

Travel25 mins ago

Bangkok’s best health massage and spa: The ultimate pampering experience

Drugs28 mins ago

Raid finds all monks on drugs in Phetchabun temple

Thailand50 mins ago

Thai officials plan to nominate historic park for World Heritage status

Sponsored2 hours ago

Challenges of starting a business in Thailand as a foreigner

Thailand54 mins ago

British man injured in hit-and-run incident in Pattaya

Transport1 hour ago

Airports of Thailand streamlining procedures, adding staff

Health1 hour ago

The WHO rename monkeypox to avoid racist stereotypes

Join the conversation on the Thaiger Talk forums today!
Thailand2 hours ago

Murderer offers 100,000 baht to netizens to cut off his EM ankle bracelet | GMT

Crime2 hours ago

Man claims he thought illegal whale bones were wood

Pattaya2 hours ago

Pattaya’s Walk and Eat food festival coming up

Environment17 hours ago

Sea turtle choked to death on plastic waste

Thailand17 hours ago

Thailand News Today | Big Feast For Monkeys At Lopburi Festival

South18 hours ago

Buddhists and Muslims rally for peace together in South Thailand

Thailand18 hours ago

Cowardly rapist arrested for a fifth time in Isaan

Songkhla19 hours ago

Russian crewman’s hand cut off in Songkhla ship accident

Transport19 hours ago

Cat out of the bag – Stowaway found in JFK passenger’s luggage

Thailand1 year ago

Morning Top Stories Thailand | Police to end protests, Human Trafficking | September 14

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Thai Airways in rehab, All go for Songkran | March 4

Tourism2 years ago

Phuket’s nightlife. Yes, bars and clubs are still open | VIDEO

Phuket2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Covid passport talks, Thai Airways heads to court | March 2

Tourism2 years ago

Phuket Thai food treats you need to try | VIDEO

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Bars, pubs and restaurants ‘sort of’ back to normal | Feb 23

Tourism2 years ago

In search of Cat & Dog Cafés in Phuket Town | VIDEO

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Gambling crackdown, Seafood market to reopen, Vlogger challenge | Jan 21

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Covid testing for visas, Business impact, Vaccine approval | January 19

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Weekend Bangkok bombs, Thailand fires, Covid update | January 18

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Stray car on runway, Indonesian quake, 300 baht tourist fee | January 15

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Governor off respirator, sex-trafficking arrest, condo prices falling | January 14

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Chinese vaccine, Thailand ‘drug hub’, Covid update | January 13

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Bangkok may ease restrictions, Phuket bar curfew, Vaccine roll out | January 12

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Covid latest, Cockfights closed down, Bryde’s Whale beached | January 11

Trending