Thai woman gets pencil stuck in her EYE when taxi crashed

Picture: Sanook

A woman in Bangkok had to be rushed to hospital after getting her eye liner pencil jammed in her eye when the taxi she was travelling in was involved in an accident.

The unnamed woman had been applying makeup in the back of the taxi when it collided with a pick up truck near the Din Daeng intersection at 5.20pm on Tuesday evening.

When rescue workers arrived at the scene they found the woman almost the whole of the eye liner pencil lodged in her eye.

The woman, who was still conscious had blood coming from her nose. She had been travelling from Mo Chit bus terminal to Pratunam when the accident occured.

This morning Thai media reported that doctors had managed to safely remove the pencil and described the woman’s condition as stable.

The woman was expected to make a full recovery with no lasting damage to her eye, doctors said. – Sanook


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