Two killed, four hurt in Chonburi head-on collision

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A woman and toddler were killed when a pickup truck collided with a car in Chonburi.

A woman and toddler were killed when a pickup truck collided with a car in Chonburi.

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Boonkob Ronreungrit, 48, and 2-year-old Boonyaporn Sawadeemongkol died at Koh Chan Hospital following the Oct. 4 crash on Koh Pho-Sam Yam Road in Koh Chan Subdistrict.

A 2-year-old girl and the driver died, while another three passengers were injured.

Boonchai Sawadeemongkok, 20, wife Nongnooch, 40, and 3-year-old Anthida, along with Nil Klinmui, 39, were injured and treated at the same hospital.


Piyapong, 33, Sawanghead Ban Tun Heng rescue officer, said he was driving to a local flea market when he was cut off by an overtaking car while using its high-beam headlights. It apparently blinded the driver of an oncoming car, which ran head-on into the pickup.

The two people killed were in the pickup truck. Three of the injured were in the Honda.

Police are investigating with plans to file reckless driving charges.

Witness, Sawanghead Ban Tun Heng rescue officer Piyapong, said he was driving to a local flea market when he was cut off by an overtaking car while using its high-beam headlights. It apparently blinded the driver of an oncoming car, which ran head-on into the pickup.