Underage driver kills pedestrian in South Pattaya

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A pedestrian was killed when she was struck by a car driven by an unlicensed 17-year-old boy in South Pattaya.

The underage driver, another 17-year-old passenger and 18-year-old passenger Wanwisa Senjathurath also were hurt in the Aug. 23 crash near the intersection of South and Sukhumvit Roads. All three were taken to Bangkok Hospital Pattaya.

Struck and killed was a woman identified only as Namfon, who was crossing the street to Thamsamakee Temple when she was struck by the teen’s Toyota Yaris.

A woman lies dead in the street (background) after being struck by a car (foreground) driven by an unlicensed 17-year-old boy.A woman lies dead in the street (background) after being struck by a car (foreground) driven by an unlicensed 17-year-old boy.

The victim reportedly flew dozens of meters before landing in the street while the Toyota smashed into a parked Isuzu pickup and a six-wheeled truck.

Inside the car police found a school bag, a pack of cigarettes and two bottles of liquor.