Driver injured after running into telephone pole in the Pattaya area


A twenty-four-year-old driver who became stuck inside his vehicle following an accident yesterday sustained multiple injuries after his sedan crashed into a power pole in Banglamung.

The Banglamung Police were notified of the accident at 7:30 AM on a road near the railway in Nongprue.

Police and emergency responders arrived at the scene to find a damaged sedan had collided with a power pole on the side of the road.

The driver, Mr. Pongsakorn Tanormsuk, 24, was stuck inside the sedan. Rescue workers used a hydraulic cutter to free him before taking him to a local hospital for medical assistance.

Witnesses told police that the sedan was reportedly speeding before losing control and crashing into the power pole.

However, Banglamung police are continuing an overall investigation to find the exact cause of the accident.


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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.