Driver avoids arrest after near hit-and-run

Driver avoids arrest after near hit-and-run

Two women were badly injured in a head-on collision on the road between Kampot and Phnom Penh on Wednesday. According to police, a car carrying six people attempted to overtake another vehicle.

The driver failed to notice the oncoming moto and slammed into it, leaving the two riders seriously injured.

The driver tried to flee, but was stopped by police, who declined to arrest him because there were no fatalities. He may, however, still appear in court in the future. KAMPUCHEA THMEY

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