Weekend crash spells end of Monday nuptials

Weekend crash spells end of Monday nuptials

What would have been a joyous occasion was marred by misfortune on Saturday when a young man scheduled to marry on Monday was badly hurt in a traffic accident in Svay Rieng’s Romeas Hek district.

Police said the man was on the way to his fiancee’s house when an oncoming car swerved to avoid a pothole, striking him head-on and breaking both his legs.

Bystanders detained the driver, and sent the man to hospital, but the couple’s big day had to be cancelled. NOKORWAT

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