Navy officer stops car and helps unconscious man on Sattahip road, attributed to helping save strangers life

Sattahip –

A Royal Thai Navy officer who was out driving stopped his pick-up truck before providing CPR to an unconscious man on a roadside in Sattahip.

First, the video can be found below:

Chief Petty Officer First Class Thanawut Yommaha of the Royal Thai Navy had stopped his pickup truck near Sukhumvit Road at about noon today (June 15th) after seeing a man lying unconscious in the road.

The man, aged around 40 and who was not named, was found unconscious in the middle of Soi Jamjuree. Thanawut provided CPR while a local resident called emergency responders.

Thanawut told The Pattaya News, “I was driving my pickup truck to my workplace at the Royal Thai Navy office in Sattahip.”

“I immediately stopped to help the man as this is one of our main missions to help people in need.” Thanawut stated to the press.

It is not known what caused the man to fall unconscious but he was breathing and expected to recover according to emergency responders at the scene of the accident. The first responders stated Thanawut’s quick reactions helped save the other man’s life.

Thanawut was garnering widespread praise on Thai social media as of this evening.


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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.