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One man killed, two injured when crane collapses at Phuket construction site

One man killed, two injured when crane collapses at Phuket construction site

PHUKET: One man was killed and two others injured today (June 10) when a crane collapsed on top of them at The Terminal construction site near Phuket International Airport.

By Eakkapop Thongtub

Friday 10 June 2016, 04:39PM

Sakoo Police chief Col Jirasak Siamsak said, “We were call at 9:30am this morning and asked to investigate an incident where a crane had collapsed on top of crane truck. He said. “We were told that one man had died and two others were injured.”

“The three men were assembling the crane when part of it collapsed on top of them. We are investigating the incident and waiting to question the injured parties,” he added.

“Other officials, including Sakoo OrBorTor (local Administration Organisation) are helping inspect the area. The construction company was order to temporarily stop work until we sort this out,” Col Jirasak concluded.

The body of Mr Nikorn Tubtawee from Nakhonsawan and the two injured men were taken Thalang Hospital.

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