26-year-old motorbike rider injured after plunging his motorbike into a ditch in Si Racha

PHOTO; chonnewstv

Si Racha –

A 26-year-old motorbike rider who has admitted to high-speed driving has sustained injuries after he plunged his motorbike into a ditch in Si Racha.

Emergency responders were notified of the accident yesterday (November 23rd) in the Bang Phra sub-district.

The first responders arrived at the scene to find the damaged motorbike in a four-meter deep ditch on the side of the road.

The driver, Mr. Chonnan Premsiri, 26, had sustained several injuries and could not walk on his own. Rescue workers managed to pull him up from the ditch with the assistance of a rope. He was taken to a local hospital for urgent medical aid.

PHOTO; chonnewstv

Mr. Chonnan told first responders, “I was driving at high speed and I was not used to the road. Unfortunately, I lost control at a curve, sending myself flying into a ditch. I am hurt, but I am very lucky to be alive.”

Si Racha law enforcement declined to file any charges in the one-vehicle accident and Mr. Chonnan remained at a local hospital recovering as of press time.

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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.