A twenty-five-year old driver sustained serious injuries after his pickup truck slammed into a tree 500 meters before arriving home in Panat Nikhom, Chonburi last night.
The Panat Nikhom Police and Sawanghet rescue workers were notified of the accident at 9:00 PM on Thung Heang – Panat Nikhom Road.
They arrived at the scene to find a heavily damaged pickup truck near a tree on the side of the road.
The driver, Mr. Likit Thongpang, 25, was stuck inside the cab. It took about 20 minutes for rescue workers to free him with a hydraulic cutter.
He had broken both legs. He was taken to a local hospital for medical assistance. Local residents told rescue workers that the driver is a local here and his house is only 500 meters from the scene.
Police are continuing their investigation to find the exact cause of the accident.
STORY BY The Pattaya News
SOURCE: Sawanghet News