19-year-old woman dies after crashing her motorbike into a pickup truck in the Pattaya area

Banglamung –

A 19-year-old female rider has been pronounced dead at the scene after she allegedly ran her motorbike through a red light before colliding with a pickup truck at an intersection in Nongprue this morning (February 12th).

The Pattaya City Police were notified of the accident at 4:00 A.M. at an intersection in Nongprue. Police, emergency responders, and The Pattaya News team arrived at the scene to find the body of Ms. Chayanis Yambua, 19, who worked at a restaurant in Pattaya. Nearby, emergency staff found the damaged motorbike and the pickup truck.

Witnesses told police that Ms. Chayanis ran through a red light at high speed before colliding with a pickup truck that was driving through a green light.

The pickup truck driver, Mrs. Gusuma Klinmahom, 50, was taken to the Pattaya Police Station for an interview, but no charges were filed as of press time. Police are checking CCTV footage at the intersection to find the exact cause of the accident.


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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.