Pickup Truck Overturns in Pattaya, Driver Seriously Injured

Pattaya —

  A pickup truck overturned in the small hours of this morning in Pattaya. The driver sustained serious injuries and was trapped in the wreckage. 

At 05:06 AM on May 19th, Sawang Boriboon rescuers rushed to a traffic accident site in Soi Chaiyaporn Withi 13 in the Nongprue sub-district of Banglamung district after learning that a pickup truck had overturned and trapped its unfortunate driver and passenger inside.

The rescuers found a black Chevrolet pickup truck lying on its side on the street. The driver, Mr. Suriya Lai-udee, 24, and his girlfriend Ms. Pimsiri Luangsakulchai, 24, were stuck inside the car wreckage. They were promptly liberated, however, Sawang Boriboon rescuers needed to rush Mr. Suriya to a local hospital due to his grievous injuries.

The crash slightly injured Ms. Pimsiri. She gave an interview to The Pattaya News stating her boyfriend suddenly lost control of his pickup, crashed through a wall, and collided with a warning signpost. The impact caused her vehicle to overturn and trapped her and Mr. Suriya inside.

The boyfriend is recovering at a local hospital. Pattaya Police are investigating the incident.


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Aim Tanakorn
The local news translator at The Pattaya News. Aim is a twenty-four year old who currently lives in Bangkok. Interested in English translation, story-telling, and entrepreneurship, he believes that hard-working is an indispensable component of every success in this world.