Deputy Mayor Apologises for Unmaintained Sewer Grid That Severely Injured a Student

 | Thu 3 May 2018 07:04 ICT

CityNews – The Deputy Mayor has apologised for poorly kept pavements after a student tripped over a sewer grid and severely cut her leg, requiring 12 stitches.

The incident occurred on April 28th when a Chiang Mai University student tripped on a sewer grid on a Suthep Road pavement, causing her to fall and suffer a deep cut to her leg that went through the rusty metal. The gouge was deep and covered in rust, and required 12 stitches. She later posted on her Facebook about the incident warning passerby and asking authorities to carry out a maintenance.

On May 2nd, the deputy mayor of Chiang Mai Municipality made a statement about the incident and apologised to the student. Chiang Mai Municipality promised to cover her medical costs and related support. Workers were also sent to repair the faulty sewer grid.