Motorbike taxi driver seriously injured after motorbike crash in Pattaya

Pattaya –
A motorbike taxi driver has sustained serious injuries after a motorbike crashed in Pattaya early this morning.

Rescue workers were notified of the accident at 3:30AM in a Soi near the Land Office in Nongprue.

Emergency responders and The Pattaya News rushed to the scene to find 32 year old Mr Narongsak Tatprakong, who is a motorbike taxi driver and had sustained serious injuries. He was taken to a local hospital. He was not wearing a helmet.

Nearby they found another damaged motorbike whose driver 21 year old Tanawut Nantawat had only minor injuries and was waiting for police at the scene. He had been wearing a helmet.

Witnesses told The Pattaya News that they were driving in opposite lanes and Mr. Tanawut was attempting to cross the road.

As Mr. Tanawut attempted to cross the road Mr. Tatprakong, who was allegedly driving at high speed, crashed into him. Mr. Tanawut tested negative for alcohol and declined going to a local hospital.

However, police are continuing their investigation and checking CCTV footage nearby.

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