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Driver loses game of chicken with pole

Driver loses game of chicken with pole

If a car crashes into an electrical pole and no one is around, does it make a sound?

Such was the question presumably on the minds of police who came upon an unoccupied car in Phnom Penh’s Chamkarmon district with a flat tyre and large scratch marks on one side yesterday morning.

Police suspected the vehicle was rendered immobile after a run-in with a nearby utility pole, and was abandoned by its as-yet unknown owner.

In the meantime, the hard-living car has found a new home in police custody.

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