18 wheel truck overturns in Pattaya area, one seriously injured


An 18 wheeler truck overturned early this morning in the Pattaya area, injuring a thirty year old man but leaving his fifteen year old son unharmed.

The accident took place at 1:30 AM this morning at the Krating Lai intersection in Nongprue outside of Pattaya. The driver and his son had finished a delivery in the area and were returning home to the Nong Khae sub-district in Saraburi, Central Thailand.

According to the son, fifteen year old Rattaphum Sompong, his father was not familiar with this area which caused the accident. His father, thirty year old Pornthiva Chaparom, was seriously injured in the accident and taken to a local hospital for medical assistance.

The Nong Prue police are investigating the incident. A video of the incident is below.


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