Horrific accident puts Cambodia’s poor travel conditions for garment workers in spotlight

Lang Srey Sar, 19, looks at the place where her arm was just a matter of weeks ago. The Cambodian factory worker lost the limb in a gruesome road accident. “Missing an arm … I look like a bird without a wing,” she says, sadly.

Srey Sar was one of about 40 garment workers on their way to their factories in an open-back truck on April 4 when it collided with a cement mixer truck that their driver was trying to overtake. Eighteen of the women were injured and five, who were holding on to the top of a metal frame, each lost an arm.

In full: https://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/3014826/horrific-accident-puts-cambodias-poor-travel-conditions-garment-workers

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