Motorbike driver killed during hit and run incident in Chonburi

PHOTO: Nong Maideng 446 rescue


A motorbike driver has been pronounced dead at the scene after reportedly being ran over during a hit and run incident involving a trailer truck before crashing into a road sign in the Mueang Chonburi district after midnight today (October 31st).

The Mueang Chonburi Police was notified of the accident at 1:00 AM near a U-turn on Set Thakit Road in the Nong Ree sub-district.

Emergency responders arrived at the scene to find the body of Mr. Natchanon Seeharat, 22, from Amnatjaroen.

Nearby, police found the damaged motorbike and the damaged road sign.

PHOTO: Nong Maideng 446 rescue

A witness, whose name was not given, told rescue workers that a trailer truck crashed into the motorbike before the motorbike slammed into the road sign.

The truck driver immediately fled the scene according to the witness.

Mueang Chonburi police are reviewing CCTV nearby to find the driver of the truck.

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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.