Mother and five-year-old daughter riding on motorbike nearly hung after running into loose hanging wire in Chonburi

PHOTO: Wisarn Sangjaroen / Top News

Chonburi –

A mother and her five -year-old daughter riding on a motorbike have sustained several injuries after they became entangled by hanging wires and fell off a motorbike in the Ko Chan district.

The Ko Chan Police were notified of the accident in the Tha Boonmee sub-district at about noon yesterday, October 28th. Emergency responders arrived at the scene to find a damaged motorbike lying on the road.

Two injured people were found by rescue workers, Ms. Chalanda Pimhong, 28, and her five-year-old daughter. The girl had wounds from a loose wire that had wrapped around her neck. Chalanda had broken her arm. They were taken to a local hospital, although Chalanda spoke to the press as she was calm and cognizant despite her wounds.

Ms. Chalanda told the press, “I was driving at about 40 kilometers per hour when a loose wire fell down onto us. The wire became entangled around my daughter’s neck before it also became stuck with my motorbike. I lost control of my vehicle and we crashed, breaking my arm in the fall.”

Police are continuing their investigation to find out which organization or company is responsible for the wire for further support. Chonburi police said they would be looking for the party responsible to provide financial medical assistance to the injured mother and daughter.

PHOTO: Wisarn Sangjaroen / Top News


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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.