Motorbike driver killed after colliding with pickup truck in Chonburi


A motorbike driver has died at the scene after crashing with a pickup truck in Mueang Chonburi early this morning.

Donhuafor Police were notified of the accident at 1:00 AM on Marb Samkleaw Road in Don Huafor.

Emergency responders and The Pattaya News arrived at the scene to find the damaged motorbike and pickup truck.

The unidentified victim was found on the road. He was pronouced dead at the scene. His remains were taken to a local hospital where officials will attempt to identify him as he carried no ID card or other items.

At this stage the pickup truck driver, who was talking in circles and seem confused according to police, has been charged with reckless driving causing death.

Donhuafor police are continuing their investigation as well as testing the pickup driver for his blood alcohol content. If he tests positive, additional legal charges will apply. The pick-up truck drivers name was not given to the press.

Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than three years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.