Three survive after their pickup truck overturns in Pattaya

Banglamung, Chonburi-Three people have survived after their pickup truck overturned in Nongprue early this morning.Captain Janda Dermpan of the Banglamung Police was notified of the accident at 3.30 AM on Sukhumvit Road near a gas station.Police, emergency responders and The Pattaya News arrived at the scene to find the overturned pickup truck on the road. A tree on the central reservation was also damaged.The intoxicated driver, Mr. Boonsri Phonsawat, 29, and his two female passengers had sustained minor injuries. They were taken to a hospital as a precaution. The two female passengers appeared to be in shock following the incident.

Mr. Phonsawat told Banglamung police that they were coming from a night club in Pattaya. He lost control and swerved into the central reservation. He tried to avoid crashing with the tree, yet failed and the pickup truck overturned as a result.Mr. Boonsri was detained and will be given an alcohol test at the hospital. He faces possible legal charges following the incident.-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=–=–=–=–==-Don’t forget to subscribe to our newsletter and get all our news delivered to you in one spam-free daily e-mail Click here!Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Google News, Instagram, Tiktok, Youtube, Pinterest, Parler, Flipboard or TumblrJoin the discussion in our Facebook group or in the comments below.

Goong 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 three years. Specializes primarily in local news for Pattaya, Chonburi, and Phuket, 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.