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.