Na Jomtien Pickup Truck-Golf Cart Collision Leaves Two Foreign Tourists Injured

Sattahip —

A collision between a pickup truck and a golf cart in Chonburi’s Sattahip district on Wednesday, February 7th, left two foreigners seriously injured.

The accident took place at the entrance of a hotel in Na Jomtien around 12:10 PM, prompting an immediate response from the Sawangrojanatham Foundation.

Upon arrival, rescue workers found a Toyota Vigo pickup truck had collided with a golf cart. Both vehicles bore significant damage. The driver of the pickup, 20-year-old Mr. Htet Naing Lin, a Myanmar national, stood at the scene uninjured, waiting to cooperate with authorities.

Three individuals were found critically injured and scattered across the road. These included Mr. Kornthawat Khongsamran (33), the golf cart driver, Mr. Daniel Berner (51), an Israeli tourist, and Ms. Yuka Mizoguchi (59), a Japanese tourist.

Emergency response teams had to use cutting equipment to free Mr. Kornthawat, whose leg was impaled by a golf cart part. The three injured victims were then transported to hospitals for treatment.

According to Mr. Htet, the pickup driver, he claimed that he mistakenly pressed the accelerator instead of the brake after delivering goods to the hotel. This caused his vehicle to surge forward and crash head-on into the golf cart, which was transporting the two tourists.

Authorities were conducting a thorough investigation to determine the exact cause of the accident.

The name of the hotel was withheld due to the ongoing pending legal investigation behind the accident


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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.