Blame enough for all in beer garden hit-and-run

Blame enough for all in beer garden hit-and-run

In a turn of events all too familiar on Cambodia’s roads, the driver of a car fled the scene of a traffic accident that left a man on a moto seriously injured in Phnom Penh’s Chamkarmon district on Tuesday.

Police said the moto driver was on his way home, when the driver of the car pulled out of a beer garden, crashing into him, then drove off.

The crash was the seeming result of a convergence of bad decisions, according to passers-by, who said that the driver looked drunk, and that the moto had been speeding. DEUM AMPIL

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