🚧 Tragedy Strikes Again: High-Rise Roadway in Bangkok Collapses, Claiming Lives 👥🛣️💥
TL;DR: Whoopsie-daisy! Bangkok’s skies experienced a tragic rainfall of concrete and metal when an elevated road under construction since 2020 came tumbling down, squashing two unsuspecting souls. Another 11 folks, wondering ‘what just hit me?’, were left injured. Authorities are scratching their heads over what went wrong, while Governor Chadchart’s comment, “This shouldn’t have happened,” was met with a chorus of, “Ya think?”.
💥 The Tale of a Tumbling Tower 💥
In the bustling city of Bangkok, things took a shocking turn as an elevated road under construction suddenly decided to impersonate a waterfall. What was supposed to be a conduit for rush hour traffic ended up taking a rush to the ground, taking two lives with it. Another 11 unsuspecting folks, who must have been asking, ‘Does a road fall in the city if no one’s around to hear it?’, were left injured.
Bangkok Governor Chadchart Sittipan, possibly as surprised as the rest of us, held a press conference and confirmed the casualties. One soul was taken right at the site, while another passed away at the hospital. They didn’t sign up for a game of “Dodge-the-Falling-Roadway,” did they? 😰
Authorities, undoubtedly with furrowed brows and coffee in hand, are investigating the cause of the collapse. But, the question remains, how does an elevated road, carefully engineered and constructed since 2020, decide to go for a tumble? 🤔
Meanwhile, Governor Chadchart, looking at the debris scattered like a tragic game of Jenga, assured that there was no one else trapped under the rubble. We can only hope he’s right! But hey, who’s got the cleanup duty? 🧹
As we all gawk at the shocking video footage of a blue metal structure, previously holding concrete slabs, collapsing, we can’t help but wonder – what’s going wrong with the construction projects in Bangkok? This isn’t a scene from a demolition derby! 📹💥🚧
Here’s a sobering fact: this isn’t even the first time! Earlier this year, a similar accident claimed the life of a construction worker and damaged four cars in the process. And we thought déjà vu was just for cute rom-coms! 😕
💼 Those Responsible 💼
The now-fallen project was entrusted to Tharawan Construction and Npa Construction. We wonder if they’re currently suffering from a serious case of the ‘oh no’s!’ However, there’s no ducking responsibility here. Governor Chadchart, inspecting the site, commented, “This shouldn’t have happened.” Understatement of the year? 🥇🎗️
He went on, “Someone needs to be responsible for this because someone died… this wasn’t something unpreventable.” That’s right, Governor! But, who will take responsibility, and more importantly, what steps will be taken to prevent such tragedies in the future? 🛠️🔍
In conclusion, folks, we need to ask ourselves, do we want our cities to be the backdrop for these reruns of horrifying accidents? And what does it take to ensure that safety measures aren’t as collapsible as these structures seem to be? ⚠️💭