A 33 year old highway staff member has died after his motorbike collided with an eighteen wheel tractor trailer in Sri Racha early yesterday morning.
Lieutenant Jakkaphong Wongkunpilart of the Nongkham Police was notified of the accident at 2:00 AM on Motorway Seventh Road in Nongkham.
Police and emergency responders arrived at the scene to find the body of 33 year old Mr. Saithan Wongsuwan who was a staffer at the Highway Department.
Nearby the rescue workers found a damaged motorbike and the trailer truck. The driver was not found at the scene.
It is believed that the motorbike driver was driving with high speed. The motorbike driver didn’t wear a helmet.
The motorbike driver had apparently lost control of his vehicle at a curve before colliding with the back of the tractor trailer.
However, police are continuing their investigation to find the trailer truck driver for further legal action. They commented that it was suspicious that the driver would flee the scene.