42-year-old ‘Big Bike’ rider dies after crashing in Banglamung

PHOTO; Job Tirask / Rescue Chan Mueang

Banglamung  –

A 42-year-old big bike rider has been pronounced dead at the scene after crashing in Banglamung at just after midnight today (January 17th).

The Nongprue Police were notified of the accident at about midnight on an overpass in Nongprue.

Emergency responders and The Pattaya News arrived at the scene to find a damaged Honda CB500 on the road. Nearby, rescue workers found the body of Mr. Chanwit Mueangkaew, 42, who was bleeding heavily from a suspected skull fracture. A helmet was found near the accident, it was unclear if it had come off during the accident or was not being utilized.

No witnesses were found at the scene. However, Banglamung police are checking CCTV footage nearby to find the exact cause of the accident.

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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 three years. Specializes primarily in local news for Pattaya, Chonburi 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 and Krabi except when commuting between the three.