1 killed, 2 hurt in Nong Plalai wreck


One person was killed and two injured when two vehicles collided in an underpass in Nong Plalai.

Police and medics arrived at the railway road tunnel near Kratinglai Temple Sept. 22 to find a Toyota pickup and a Nissan compact wrecked.

Mate Chotepanang, 42, the driver of the Nissan, was killed. The driver of the Toyota, Kredkaew Sonachote, 43, who hit the Nissan, and an unidentified female passenger in the car were seriously injured and taken to Banglamung Hospital.

Witnesses told police that Mate was speeding from Sukhumvit and went through the underpass without slowing. He crashed when he could not stop in time to avoid the compact car.