Italian man impaled and killed by forklift in Thailand

An Italian man tragically died this morning after he was impaled by a forklift in Samut Prakan province, simply south of Bangkok in central Thailand, close to the manufacturing facility where he worked as sales manager. He was driving a motorcycle taxi when the incident occurred, stories ThaiRath.
At 10am, officers at Samrong Nuea Police Station have been knowledgeable of a deadly collision between a motorcycle taxi and forklift at Soi Theparak 58 in Mueang district. Unsung rushed to the scene with Ruamkatanyu Foundation rescue staff.
In front of warehouse 199/23, police found the physique of 46 year previous Pietro Del Grotto, of Italian nationality, who sustained massive wounds on the best facet of his ribcage, said police.
Police also found an injured motorcycle taxi driver, 52 12 months previous Man Laolert, who suffered wounds throughout his physique. The injured was given first aid at the scene and was despatched for urgent remedy at Paolo Hospital.
Nearby, police found a crimson Honda Wave bike and a parked forklift.
The forklift driver, fifty six yr old Suriyong Santawong, mentioned he was transporting goods out of the manufacturing unit and unloading them onto a six-wheel truck parked opposite the warehouse earlier than the incident happened.
After loading the final crate onto the truck, Suriyong withdrew the forklift and turned back to the warehouse. He mentioned he didn’t see the motorcycle coming into the road because the truck obscured his sight.
Suriyong stated he accelerated the forklift the exact second that Man and Pietro drove into the highway, impaling Pietro within the ribs with the vehicle’s forks and sending the motorcycle crashing to the bottom.
The forklift driver stated Pietro was nonetheless acutely aware so he advised him to maintain nonetheless whereas he received assist. An ambulance was parked nearby, however the workers mentioned the automobile was “not ready” to help the injured, mentioned Suriyong. Suriyong called 1669, but by the point paramedics arrived, Pietro had sadly already passed away.
The deceased’s good friend and colleague stated that Pietro came to work for Apalink (Thailand) Ltd., round six months ago and worked in the place of sales supervisor.
Pietro often rode a motorcycle taxi to his office, located on the finish of the road, stated his friend..

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