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Woman Crushed When Tree Drags Post Onto Her

This is the horrific moment a motorcyclist is killed instantly when she’s crushed by a concrete post pulled down by a falling TREE.

Natchapat Somjet, 25, had been riding along the busy road in Bangkok, Thailand, on Saturday morning.

A large tree falls into the highway – dragging electricity cables and pulling over five large concrete posts.

The tree lands on one motorcyclist some 50 metres behind but a post falls directly onto Natchapat at 10am.

She was killed instantly while the two other road users were injured and taken to hospital.

Passerby Noi Teerapon said: ‘’I had just left the sky train and saw the the damage in the road. All the posts were down and the man was down.

Natchapat Somjet, 25, was killed instantly when a falling tree dragged a concrete post onto her

Natchapat Somjet, 25, was killed instantly when a falling tree dragged a concrete post onto her

‘’It is so sad for her and her family. It is scary that the tree can just fall down and kill someone.”

Authorities are now investigating the accident to determine who was responsible for the tree which was planted 20 years ago in front of the Alma Link building on Soi Chitlom.

The Metropolitan Electricity Authority – which maintains the post – paid 10,000THB (220gbp) to Natchapat’s family.

But Pol Lt Gen Sanit Mahathavorn said officers have not charged anyone over the accident.

He said police are investigating and vowed to survey large trees close to buildings to prevent repeat incidents.

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