Woman survives after car plunges from eighth floor of condo car park

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  • Tuesday, 26 Mar 2019

BANGKOK (The Nation/Asia News Network): A woman was injured when her car fell from the eighth floor of a car park of a condominium in Bangkok’s Bang Koh Laem district late Monday night, police said.

The Wat Phayakrai police station was alerted at 11 on Monday night that a car had fallen from the nine-floor car park building of the Phraram 3 Residence condominium on Rama III road.

The driver was identified as Rungthip Thongchanreed, 40.

When rescuers and police arrived at the scene, they found Rungthip unconscious in the flipped-over car whose airbags had deployed.

She was rushed to the Charoen Krung Pracharak Hospital and regained consciousness there. Doctors said she is now in a stable condition.

Police said her car hit the 50-cm-high concrete wall that collapsed, damaging four motorcycles below.

Tyre marks indicated that the brakes had been applied in the parking lot where her car hit the wall.

Police believe the woman was reversing to park but accidentally hit the wall.

A condo resident, Nopparat Weksungnone, said he heard a loud noise at 11pm and went out on his balcony to check.

He saw the car. called police and rushed down to help the woman. - The Nation/Asia News Network

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