Pattaya motorbike driver killed after crashing into tree

Pattaya, Banglamung,Chonburi-

A motorbike driver has died at the scene after crashing into a tree in front of a condominium in Jomtien this morning.

Rescue workers were notified of the accident at 7:30 AM on Jomtien Second Road.

Police, emergency responders and The Pattaya News arrived at the scene to find the body of a Thai man, identified as Mr. Wetpisit Satitnapa, 24, bleeding heavily on the road.

A damaged Kawasaki Ninja 250 CC motorbike was found nearby.

A witness, Mr. Rungnapa Jantamut, 25, told The Pattaya News that she was working as a road sweeper when the incident took place.

She claims the driver used to drive his motorbike at high speed in this area every day. He never wore a helmet she stated.

This time, he lost control at a curve before crashing into a tree on a central reservation. He was not wearing a helmet this morning.

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Goongnang Suksawat
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 four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some 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.