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Preparing to salvage submerged cars after river bank collapses


Chainat, The riverbank collapse occurred in Chainat. Officials have recovered the remains of four motorcycles that fell into the Chao Phraya River, but are still unable to recover any cars. Waiting today to prepare to bring in large machinery to clear the trees blocking the exit first. Damage to the banks of the Chao Phraya River In front of Wat Thammamoon Worawihan, Village No. 1, Thammamoon Subdistrict, Mueang Chainat District, Chainat Province, collapsed in a path more than 60 meters long, 30 meters deep from the river, causing damage to one of the temple's monks' quarters and the school's parking garage. 1 house, 3 teachers' cars, 5 teachers' motorcycles, a janitor, a cook, 6 student bicycles fell into the water, as well as 3 boat docks in front of the temple were damaged. The incident occurred at approximately 10:07 a.m. on June 10, 2024. After the incident, officers from many agencies Speed ??up inspection of damage and search for sunken property Latest developments Volunteers at Ruamkatanyu Chainat Foundation who searched for a car that was submerged in water about 8 meters deep since yesterday afternoon (June 10) were able to recover a motorcycle. Already 4 cars, 1 bicycle have been recovered. As for the car, it cannot be recovered yet. Because the trees that were also sinking into the water blocked the way. So a buoy was made to mark the spot. Waiting today for the boat from the Marine Department And a crane from the Royal Irrigation Office No. 12 came to help remove the obstructing trees first. To recover the car Part of the rural highway, No. 4005, at the scene of the accident. Haven't received any damage yet. The collapsed bank is about 4-5 meters from the edge of the road. The road can still be used normally, but at this time people are asked to avoid using other routes first. Due to the need to temporarily close the road at this point. For safety while officials recover the car from the water. The atmosphere of recovering cars from the Chao Phraya River As the bank in front of Thammamun Worawih an Temple collapsed, this morning the Royal Irrigation Office 12 brought a large crane on standby. To help lift the car out of the water But have to wait for the boat P403 from the Marine Department. who are traveling from Uthai Thani Province Come help remove the branches that fell on the car that was submerged in the water first. So the car can be lifted up. It is expected that the boat will arrive at the scene of the accident near noon today, as will the Chainat gratitude volunteers. It's standby and waiting. Get your diving equipment ready. If the trees can be removed The car recovery process will begin immediately. Source: Thai News Agency