Driver escapes serious injuries after dog allegedly runs in front of his pickup truck in Pattaya


A driver has sustained minor injuries after a dog allegedly ran in front of his pickup truck in Pattaya.

The Pattaya City Police was notified of the incident at 4:30 PM yesterday (November 3rd) in Soi Thep Prasit 7.

They and The Pattaya News arrived at the scene to find a damaged pickup truck slammed into a power pole.

The driver, Mr. Tawin Tankudrua, 46, had sustained minor head injuries from the crash.

He told The Pattaya News that a dog had dashed out in front of his pickup truck.

He avoided the crash with the dog but slammed into a power pole instead.

However, Pattaya police are continuing their investigation to see if the dog has an owner or not for potential further legal action.

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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.