Young driver killed after his pickup truck collides with another vehicle in Chonburi

PHOTO: Dragon rescue team


A young driver has been pronounced dead at the scene after a high speed pickup truck crash involving a sedan in Mueang Chonburi last night (November 1st).

The Mueang Chonburi Police was notified of the accident at 8:10 PM on Baan Suan – Leang Mueang 1 Road (Ramachu) in the Na Pa sub-district.

Police and rescue workers arrived at the scene to find the overturned pickup truck and the sedan on the side of the road.

PHOTO: Dragon rescue team

The pickup truck driver, Mr. Supatchai Chaichompoo, 23, was later pronounced dead at the scene.

PHOTO: Dragon rescue team

A witness, Mr. Saksit Tira, 58, told the Thai press, “The pickup truck was driving at very high speed before crashing into the sedan and flipping over into the road.”

The condition of the driver of the sedan was not immediately made available.

Mueang Chonburi police are checking CCTV nearby to find the exact cause of the accident.

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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.