24-year-old motorbike driver seriously injured after colliding with a pickup truck in Chonburi

PHOTO: Wisarn Sangjaroen

Chonburi –

  A 24-year-old motorbike driver was knocked unconscious and severely injured after he collided his motorbike with a pickup truck in the Phan Thong district.

The Phan Thong Police were notified of the accident earlier this week, Tuesday, April 20th, around 4:00 P.M. on the Phan Thong – Aomkaew Road in the Phan Thong sub-district.

Emergency responders arrived at the scene to find the damaged motorbike stuck in front of a damaged white pickup truck. Mr. Wuttichai Salangam, 24, was found unconscious nearby. He was rushed to a local hospital for urgent medical assistance.

The pickup truck driver, Mr. Thana Jansompong, 36, told TPN media, “I was driving at normal speed while the motorbike was driving in front of me. The motorbike driver was slowing down before immediately stopping for no reason. I was unable to avoid a collision.”

Police are checking CCTV footage nearby to find the exact cause of the accident for further potential legal action.


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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.