Cambodian driver injured after crashing his motorbike into a ditch in Sattahip, blames early Covid-19 curfew hours for the accident

Sattahip –

A Cambodian driver has sustained moderate head injuries after he crashed his motorbike into a ditch just before a current mandatory Covid-19 curfew time in Sattahip last night, August 2nd, 2021.

Emergency responders were notified of the accident last evening at 8:40 P.M. on Road Number 322 in Bang Sarae, Sattahip. Mandatory curfew hours in Chonburi, to help “prevent the spread of Covid-19” are currently 9:00 P.M. to 4:00 A.M.

They and The Pattaya News arrived at the scene to find a Cambodian man aged around 35-years-old just off the road in the ditch. His name was not provided by emergency officials.

The injured man had sustained moderate injuries to his forehead. He was taken to a local hospital for medical assistance.

The Cambodian man claimed that he was in a rush to get home before the mandatory Covid-19 curfew and that he blamed the early curfew hour for his accident. He claimed that if curfew was later he would not have had to rush home.


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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.