Yet another pedestrian was hit by a speeding motorbike in Pattaya.
The victim this time was a 50-year-old woman who was knocked silly by motorbike-taxi driver Nava Yodchat, 47, in front of the Petanque Club known locally as 9 Rai on Third Road Feb. 8.
Knocked off his Honda Click by the collision, Nava suffered a swollen bloody face and cut over his eye. The victim escaped with only scrapes and bruises.
Pedestrian safety has been a hot-button issue this month after a young eye doctor was killed by a junior police officer riding a high-powered Ducati motorcycle in Bangkok.
A week later, a foreign man was severely injured when hit by a motorbike in Pattaya.
A whopping 44 people were killed on Thailand’s roads on Tuesday, including one pedestrian. Already this year, Thailand’s roads have claimed 1,711 lives.