Pregnant motorcyclist dies in Sukhumvit collision

Friday, 13 September 2013 From Issue Vol. XXI No. 37 By  Theerarak Suthathiwong

A pregnant motorcyclist died after being hit by a pickup truck that ran a red light on Sukhumvit Road.

The unidentified woman, presumed to be about five months pregnant and in her mid-20s, died instantly in the Sept. 3 crash at the intersection of Soi Chaiyapruek. Her mangled Srakaew-registered motorbike was found nearby.

Nattapol La-ota, 22, of Prathum Thani was arrested for reckless driving resulting in death.

Police said Nattapol confessed he’d run a red light and hit the victim, who had made a right turn in front of him. He said he unable to stop in time.

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