Motorcyclist Run Over by Truck on Pattaya Highway

Chonburi —

A motorcyclist was tragically run over by an 18-wheel trailer truck on Highway 331 near Pattaya, Chonburi, Wednesday morning, February 7th, 2024.

The accident occurred at around 8:06 AM on the inbound lanes in Khao Mai Kaeow to Sattahip. Authorities identified the victim as an unidentified Thai male, estimated to be between 35 and 40 years old. He was clad in factory worker attire and sustained fatal injuries after being run over by the truck’s trailer.

The truck driver, Mr. Mongkol Datthumma, 38, stated that he was changing lanes from the middle to the right lane when he noticed the motorcycle rider driving beside him swerving. However, he was unsure about the exact details of the collision and only realized the incident upon checking his side mirror. He immediately stopped his truck to assess the situation.

The victim’s Honda X-ADV 750cc motorcycle was found pinned beneath the trailer by Mongkol.

Police officers thoroughly documented the scene and are currently reviewing CCTV footage to piece together the sequence of events. Unfortunately, no identification was found on the deceased individual.


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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.