Rogue tyre puts mum, daughter in hospital

Rogue tyre puts mum, daughter in hospital

A mother and her 18-year-old daughter sustained injuries after their motorbike was involved in an accident with a homemade tractor on Sunday in Pailin’s Sala Krao district.

The mother, 46, was driving her daughter home, when the front left tyre of the tractor – heading in the opposite direction – fell off, police said.

The motorbike, driving at a high speed, hit the tyre, knocking the bike over, and leaving the mother and daughter seriously injured. Both were taken to a local hospital, while the tractor driver was taken in for questioning. RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

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