Published: Friday 15 June, 2018

VIRAL Truck Driver Thrown Off After Falling Asleep at the Wheel (VIDEO)

Video of truck accident in thailand has gone viral. Caught by a dashcam, the video shows a truck driver thrown off and landing onto an incoming car after falling asleep at the wheel.

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The moment the truck driver is thrown off through the windshield. (YouTube screen grab)

The truck cashed into the middle barrier and driver Yuttapong Hawilee was not wearing a seatbelt, revealed police investigators. As a result, he was thrown off through the windshield.

“We know that the trailer suddenly crashed into the barrier but we have to find the cause of this,” said the police.

“Preliminary investigation we believe the driver may be falling asleep or may be dodging another car. We believe he was not wearing a seat belt.” 

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Paramedics immediately arrived and attended to the injured driver. According to Daily Mail, Hawilee was taken to hospital but eventually died of his injuries. 

Watch the dashcam video below. Warning: graphic content.