One Person Dead After Container Truck Overturns on Sedan in Chonburi

Chonburi –

One person has been pronounced dead at the scene after a container truck overturned on a sedan in Mueang Chonburi.

Emergency responders were notified of the accident at 5:35 A.M. on Saturday (May 27th) on the Motorway in Nong Ree.

They and the Pattaya News team arrived at the scene to find the overturned container truck lying on top on the wrecked sedan on the road. Inside the sedan they found the body of the driver identified only as Ms. Santhiya, 34, from Sisaket.

Nearby, rescue workers found another slightly damaged sedan. The driver, identified only as Ms. Thitima, 29, who had sustained minor injuries, told the Pattaya News “I have no idea how the accident happened. I only realized it took place when I was hit as well.”

The container driver, identified only as Mr. Sonthaya, 30, who had sustained multiple injuries, told the Pattaya News “I was driving in the left lane and the sedan was in the right lane. The sedan driver immediately cut in front of my truck. It was raining and I was unable to brake before losing control of my vehicle. My truck then overturned on top of the sedan.”

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


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.