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Drunk driver crashes into capital lamppost

Drunk driver crashes into capital lamppost

A drunk driver truly went lights out in the capital’s Stung Meanchey commune on Saturday when he managed to take out a lamppost on the street with his car.

Police say the loaded lad was speeding when he veered off the path and straight into the column, which fell into the road.

Officers pulled up shortly and questioned him on the spot before impounding his ride until he paid proper compensation for the busted bit of infrastructure.

Koh Santepheap

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