30-year-old motorbike rider dies after crashing into a trailer truck in Pattaya during morning rush hour


A 30-year old motorbike rider has been pronounced dead at the scene of the accident after he crashed his motorbike into a trailer truck in the Pattaya area.

The Banglamung Police were notified of the accident at 9:40 A.M. yesterday, February 23rd, 2022, on Sukhumvit Road in Naklua.

Emergency responders arrived at the scene to find the body of Mr. Teerapat Toamudbamroong, 30. He had sustained severe head injuries and was lying on the roadway bleeding heavily. He had not been wearing a protective motorbike helmet.

The damaged motorbike and the trailer truck were found nearby. The trailer truck driver, Mr. Urai Huangsuwan, 49, was waiting at the scene for law enforcement and was not injured.

Urai told TPN media and police “While I was driving, I heard something crash into the back of my trailer truck. So I stopped the vehicle and got out, finding Teerapat lying in the road in critical condition. I immediately called the police and emergency services.”

Banglamung police stated to TPN media that no legal charges appear to be pending from the accident and that speed was likely a factor.


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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 three years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also 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.