An Iranian man was arrested after one person died and two others were injured in a South Pattaya traffic accident caused when he overtook a tour bus on the Bali Hai Pier flyover.
Hamed Madan Nezhad, 23, was taken into custody Sept. 2 in front of the Easy Kart go-kart racing track. His damaged Mazda 2 was parked nearby.
Witnesses reported that Nezhad was speeding toward Bali Hai when he attempted to pass a bus. During the maneuver, the Mazda struck a motorbike containing three unidentified people. The collision smashed the bike’s front wheel, catapulting the passengers, killing a woman and injuring the two male riders.
The injured were taken to Banglamung Hospital for treatment while the Iranian was detained at the Pattaya Police Station.
This Mazda, driven by Hamed Madan Nezhad, struck a motorcycle killing one woman and seriously injuring two passengers.