PP Crash Foreigners Named- Driver in Custody

Phnom Penh: Two foreign men and a Cambodian were killed after a collision between a tuk tuk and RX330 at 2.30 am on March 2, 2019.

The incident happened on street 184 and Sisowath Quay in Phnom Penh’s popular tourist spot, the riverside area.

Arttu Johannes Hieta and Lasse Mikael Apajasalmi, both Finnish nationals, were killed at the scene. A Cambodian man Youem Siphun, 31 who was driving the tuk tuk died at Calmette hospital.

A 33 year old Cambodian motorcyclist escaped without injury.

The driver of the car, Hel Vannak, a 33 year old Cambodian from Kampong Cham province has been taken into police custody for questioning.

Phnom Penh traffic police are investigating the case. Meanwhile the dead men have been taken to Stung Meanchey pagoda to await family and embassy representatives.

Lasse Mikael Apajasalmi

Arttu Johannes Hieta

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