Korean Man Dies After Crashing Motorbike into Roadwork Sign in Pattaya

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Pattaya —

A Korean man who was reportedly well-known locally in Pattaya passed away in a motorbike accident.

Rescue workers from the Sawang Boriboon Thammasathan Foundation rushed to a road in front of Pattaya 7 School in the Pattaya area at 04:00 AM this morning, May 24th, to aid a 34-year-old Korean man who had crashed his motorbike into a roadwork sign and been knocked unconscious.

The name of the victim was withheld per our editorial policy to ensure his family and embassy were contacted first by relevant authorities.

At the scene, the rescuers found the victim lying unconscious on the road. They attempted to resuscitate him but to no avail, local media reported. The victim’s nationality was Korean and he was a fairly well-known person in Pattaya as a local ex-pat and bar manager, according to friends of the victim who spoke to The Pattaya News.

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His body was found near his fallen motorbike and a large red construction sign placed on the road. It was reported that he had crashed his motorbike into the sign, resulting in his tragic demise.

The victim’s body was moved to a local hospital. The police are reviewing CCTV cameras of the accident scene to establish the exact cause of the collision.

The Pattaya News sends our sincerest condolences to the friends and the family of the victim.

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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.