Motorbike driver going the wrong way killed in Chonburi after head on collision with pickup truck

PHOTO: Sawang Het News

Chonburi –

A driver who was driving on the wrong side of the road has been pronounced dead at the scene after colliding with a pickup truck in Bor Thong over the weekend.

The Bor Thong Police was notified of the accident on Saturday afternoon (October 31st) in the Pluang Thong sub – district.

They arrived at the scene to find the body of the motorbike driver, Mr. Prasert Sukkaset, 56, bleeding heavily on the road.

Nearby, officers found a damaged motorbike and the pickup truck.

PHOTO: Sawang Het News

The pickup truck driver, Mr. Tanawat Poonkam, 51 told the press, “The motorbike driver was driving the opposite way before colliding with my pickup truck. I was unable to avoid the collision. I do not know why he was driving the wrong way down the road.”

Tanawat was uninjured in the accident.

Bor Thong police are continuing their 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.