A pickup truck driver who survived after a collision with a tree in Ban Bueng believes he has been helped by his special religious amulets.
Rescue workers were notified of the accident at 6:00 PM yesterday (November 21st) on Road Number 344 in the Nong-irun sub-district.
Police and rescue workers arrived at the scene to find the black vehicle wrapped around a tree on the side of the road.
The driver, Mr. Athiya Keereedet, 38, had sustained only some minor scrapes and was essentially uninjured.
He told police, “I could not believe that I had survived this accident and was not injured after I saw the condition of my vehicle.”
“I was heading back home while it was raining before I lost control of the vehicle due to a slippery road.” Athiya continued.
“My pickup truck crashed into two trees. I managed to get out of the vehicle myself and call authorities as I was not injured.”
“I believe that I have been protected from harm by my religious amulets that I have that have been in my family for some time.” Athiya concluded
“However please drive carefully especially when it is raining,” the driver warned other road users.
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