Pattaya dog dies, man seriously injured after motorbike driver crashes into a dog crossing the highway

Pattaya –

A stray dog died at the scene while a motorbike driver has sustained serious injuries after the driver crashed into a dog crossing the highway in South Pattaya last night (May 23rd).

Emergency responders from Sawang Boriboon were notified of the accident at 10:00 P.M. on Sukhumvit Road in front of a Big C store.

They and The Pattaya News arrived at the scene to find the body of a deceased black dog on the road near a damaged motorbike.

The motorbike driver, Mr. Supanya Saeeunf, 33, was unconscious. A female passenger, who wasn’t named by law enforcement, had sustained only minor injuries. They were both taken to a local hospital for medical assistance.

Witnesses told Sawang Boriboon rescue staff that the dog had immediately rushed out in front of the motorbike driver before the crash, allowing no time for the driver to stop or change his path.

Pattaya City Police reviewed CCTV in the vicinity and appeared to confirm the statements of witnesses at the scene of the accident.

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Goong 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 closing in on two years. Specializes primarily in local news for Pattaya and Phuket, 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 except when commuting between the two.