A Dutch expat driver has died at the scene after his motorbike slammed into a power pole in Banglamung this afternoon.
Captain Phonchai Luaphon of the Huayyai Police was notified of the accident at 4:00 PM on Tessaban 1 Road near Soi 6 in the Huayyai sub-district.
Police, emergency responders and The Pattaya News arrived at the scene to find a damaged motorbike crashed into a power pole on the side of the road. He had been wearing a helmet but it was knocked off and found at the scene.
Nearby rescue workers found the body of the Dutch male expat, 72. (The Pattaya News has withheld his name pending contact of his embassy and family notification.)
His remains were taken to a local hospital. However, police are continuing their investigation to find the exact cause of the accident. There were not any witnesses that immediately came forward to discuss the situation.