Moped Rider Falls 20ft Into Uncovered Sewer

This moped rider had a miracle escape after plunging 20ft into an uncovered SEWER.

Uttavit Pongchareon, 20, had been riding his white Yamaha in the early hours of Saturday morning when he crashed into a traffic light.

He skidded out of control into the path of an open drain – falling into the filthy pool of water followed by his 125cc motorbike.

This moped rider had a miracle escape after plunging 20ft into an uncovered SEWER.

This moped rider had a miracle escape after plunging 20ft into an uncovered SEWER.

But incredibly, Uttavit landed on a concrete slab – narrowly avoided drowning in the 2ft deep water.

Paramedics alerted to the accident by motorists used a crane to winch him out of the pool and he was transferred to hospital in Bangkok, Thailand.

Volunteer rescue worker Paiboon Sribuasod said: ‘’The injured young man suffered a large fall. People have to be careful when they’re riding near these.’’

An ambulance transferred Uttavit to hospital where he is in a coma. Police investigating the accident and will perform blood tests to see if the rider had been drinking.

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