Three Young Teens Injured in Motorcycle-Truck Collision in Sri Racha

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Sri Racha —

Three teenagers were injured (two seriously) on Tuesday afternoon in a collision between a motorcycle and a six-wheeled cargo truck in the Sri Racha district of Chonburi province.

The incident occurred at approximately 3:40 PM on January 16th at Ban Surasak within the Khao Khansong sub-district, and involved a black Honda Zoomer-X motorcycle and a white Isuzu 6-wheel cargo truck.

According to local reports, the motorcycle, driven by a 14-year-old boy (name withheld), lost control at a curve and collided with the truck, which was turning into a company to park. The young rider sustained a broken right leg, loss of consciousness, and bleeding from the ear. His two passengers, both also 14-years-old, also sustained injuries, one with a broken right leg. The three were immediately transported to Laem Chabang Hospital for emergency medical treatment.

The truck driver, 60-year-old Mr. Lek Amklin, stated that he was unaware of the approaching motorcycle until the moment of impact. The front wheel and frame of the motorcycle were damaged, while the truck displayed signs of impact on its left front side.

Local authorities are investigating the cause of the accident after collecting statements from witnesses. The condition of the three teenagers is unknown at this time.

PHOTO: ประชาชาตินิวส์ ทีวี ภูมิภาค
PHOTO: ประชาชาตินิวส์ ทีวี ภูมิภาค
PHOTO: ประชาชาตินิวส์ ทีวี ภูมิภาค


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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.