Patcharin Champafon died of a skull fracture at the accident scene near the Tropicana Hotel on Beach Road around 2 a.m. May 22. Witnesses reported she’d been driving at high speed and lost control after cutting off a pickup truck.
Friends said Patcharin had taken the night off from her job at the Tilac beer bar on Naklua Road to attend a friend’s birthday party. Police speculated she’d been driving drunk without a helmet.
Friends of the deceased are in shock at the scene of the accident.