2 dead, 3 injured in Pong car crash

Friday, 17 January 2014 From Issue Vol. XXII No. 3 By  Theerarak Suthathiwong

A woman and child were killed and three injured when their driver likely fell asleep behind the wheel in Pong.

Front-seat passengers Radeewan Sungserth, 32, and nephew Theerapat, 4, died when her husband Phithak, 32, drove their Chevrolet RVO into a tree on Highway 36 in Klongyai Jan. 5. Phithak and back-seat passengers Orawee Khamto, 27, Ratchadaporn Wannavijin, 27, were injured. Trapped in the vehicle, rescue crews needed to cut them from the vehicle before transport to Banglamung Hospital.

A woman and child were killed, with 3 others injured in this early morning accident in Pong district.A woman and child were killed, with 3 others injured in this early morning accident in Pong district.

Investigators said Phithak was driving his sister and nephew home in Bankhai from Amnartcharoen when, around 7:30 a.m., he likely fell asleep, veering the car into a tree. Police were waiting until the victims recovered well enough to be interviewed to determine the exact cause.

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