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No Good Deed Goes Un-Punished, Good Samaritan Killed by Taxi as he Stops to Help

The force of the impact threw Mr Kiarttisak off the bridge ontoKrung Thonburi road below, killing him instantly.

The force of the impact threw Mr Kiarttisak off the bridge ontoKrung Thonburi road below, killing him instantly.

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BANGKOK – A good Samaritan was killed by a taxi as he stopped his car to help a motorist change his deflated tyre on the Taksin bridge in Thon Buri Saturday morning.

The victim was identified as Mr Kiartisak Surin, pulled over in his Honda Jazz to assist the first driver in a Toyota Vios that broke down due to a deflated tyre and stopped on the left lane of the Taksin bridge while awaiting for help.

The taxi driver, Mr Sucheep Ponpitak, who fled from the scene later reported himself to the police.

The taxi driver, Mr Sucheep Ponpitak, who fled from the scene later reported himself to the police.

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According to witness accounts, there were three cars parked on the kerbside of the bridge. Suddenly, a speeding taxi ploughed into the rear of the third car which slid and rammed into two other cars.

The force of the impact threw Mr Kiarttisak  off the bridge ontoKrung Thonburi road below, killing him instantly.

The taxi driver, Mr Sucheep Ponpitak, who fled from the scene later reported himself to the police.

He admitted that he didn’t see the parked cars because it was so dark.

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