Driver killed after his motorbike collides with pickup truck in Chonburi


A driver has been pronounced dead at the scene after his pickup truck collided with a motorbike in Mueang Chonburi .

The Mueang Chonburi Police were notified of the accident yesterday (November 15th) on Motorway 7 Road in Dan Bang Phra in the Nong Khangkok sub-district.

Police and emergency responders arrived at the scene to find Mr. Sommai Komkam, 46, from Kamphaeng Phet, lying near his damaged motorbike.

He had sustained serious injuries and was later pronounced dead at the scene.

The pickup truck driver, Ms. Somjai Cheitoe, 44, told police that she was coming from Chachoengsao. She was not familiar with the road.

At the intersection she stated to police that she slowed down and tried to turn back due to being lost and unfamiliar with the area but the motorbike driven by Sommai, which was driving allegedly at high speed, slammed into the back of her pickup truck.

Mueang Chonburi police are continuing their investigation for to determine the exact cause of the accident and if any legal charges will potentially be filed.

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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.