Thai Bridge Collapse: Injured Cambodian Workers Doing Well

Thailand: The Cambodian Embassy in the Kingdom of Thailand confirmed on the afternoon of January 25, 2021 that seven Cambodian workers who were working on the site of collapsed flyover in Nakhon Ratchasima province were not seriously injured and are receiving treatment and care, as well as visits from the Embassy.

It should be noted that on January 25, 2021, a representative of the Embassy of the Kingdom of Cambodia in Thailand visited the Maharaj Hospital and the road construction site in Nakhon Ratchasima. Four men and three women were working at the scene when the flyover collapsed during construction on January 23, 2021 at 14:18 in the area of ​​Suraknarai Street, Khok Sung Commune, Moeung District, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand.

The Cambodian embassy confirmed that the accident was not fatal. Three workers have been discharged from the hospital, while four others are being treated at the hospital. A woman with a broken right leg will be released from the hospital in the next few days and two workers will be released from the hospital this evening. 

The cost of hospital treatment for all Cambodian workers is borne by the employer and social security, while workers who are on sick leave and have not been able to return to work will be paid according to the law.

At the same time, the Embassy representatives brought some money and food to the workers who were hospitalized and resting at their places of residence, as well as bringing greetings from the Royal Government of Cambodia who were concerned about their well-being. NKD

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