One person seriously injured after motorbike rider allegedly runs through a red light in Pattaya

Pattaya –

  A motorbike rider has sustained serious injuries after his motorbike allegedly ran through a red light and collided with a sedan in Pattaya early this morning (March 29th).

Emergency responders were notified of the accident at 1:30 A.M. at an intersection on Sukhumvit Road in South Pattaya.

They and the Pattaya News arrived at the scene to find the damaged motorbike on the road. Nearby, they found a man lying on the pavement who was unconscious and identified as the motorbike rider. The injured man, who wasn’t identified, was taken to a local hospital for medical assistance.

The damaged sedan driver Mr. Kittichai Kongnanoi, 31, was uninjured and waiting for police at the scene.

Kittichai told TPN reporters, “I was passing through a traffic light at a green light. Two motorbikes ran through the red light and I crashed into one of them. I had been following all road rules and did nothing wrong.”

Police are checking CCTV footage nearby to verify Kittichai’s story and determine the sequence of events. The unidentified motorbike rider remained at a local hospital in serious, but stable, condition as of press time.


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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.