Two Cambodians die after reportedly racing motorbikes in Ban Bueng

PHOTO: Wisarn Sangjaroen / Top News

Ban Bueng –

Two Cambodians have been pronounced dead after a motorbike crash in Ban Bueng Monday (February 28th).

The Ban Bueng Police were notified of the accident at 5:00 P.M. on the Nong Chark – Panat Nikhom Road in Nong Chark sub-district

Emergency responders arrived at the scene to find the body of Mr. Meng Chia, 34, a Cambodian national who was lying near a road sign and his damaged motorbike. He was believed to have died immediately upon impact following the accident and was not wearing a protective motorbike helmet.

Nearby, first response teams found Mr. Sarai Rad, 27, a Cambodian national and passenger of Meng’s, who had sustained serious injuries. He was later pronounced dead by medical staff despite the best efforts of emergency teams.

Witnesses told Ban Bueng there were two people on two motorbikes who were driving at high speed and reportedly racing. One of the motorbikes, driven by Mr. Meng, lost control before crashing into the central reservation. The second motorbike driver left the scene of the accident, according to witnesses. Ban Bueng police are looking into these reports.


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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.