21-year-old driver dies after crashing his motorbike into a power pole in Mueang Chonburi

PHOTO: Mueang Chon Reporter

Chonburi –

A 21-year-old driver has been pronounced dead at the scene after he crashed his motorbike into a power pole in Mueang Chonburi.

The Don Hualor Police was notified of the accident over the past weekend in the Na Pa sub-district.  They arrived at the scene to find Mr. Attaphon Gongsong, 21, lying on the road unconscious. He had sustained severe head injuries and was later pronounced dead at the scene. He had not been wearing a protective motorbike helmet.

A witness, Mr. Gama Rooding, a van driver, told police, “I was driving behind the motorbike driven by the victim. The victim, Attaphon, was driving at high speed. He lost control at a curve before crashing into a power pole.”

Mueang Chonburi police are checking CCTV footage nearby to find the exact cause of the accident and a toxicology test is reportedly being run on the victim.

PHOTO: Mueang Chon Reporter


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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.