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Four injured in car plunge from Union Mall’s carpark

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Four persons in a car were injured when their car plunged from the second floor of Union Mall shopping centre’s carpark building on Lardprao road last night.

car plunges over shopping mallThe incident happened as the driver, identified as Ms Duangkamol Nakyotham, 36, was accelerating her Mazda car to G3 floor for parking.

But the escalator got stuck after climbing to the G3 and was unable to control it. The car crashed into the iron railing fence and plunged to the ground near the toll booth.

The car fell with its head hitting the railing on the first floor first before crashing on the ground with its rear bumper.

She was unhurt but her four friends were injured with broken legs and arms.

All were later rescued and admitted to Paolo Memorial hospital where all are declared safe.

Ms Duangkamol said she used to encounter escalator stuck before in the car and had it maintained at a service centre.

The police are examining the actual cause of the incident.

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