Elderly Brit struck by hit & run driver at Jomtien pedestrian crossing

74-year-old Peter Palmer was struck by a hit-and-run driver at a pedestrian crossing in Jomtien Beach suffering a hip injury and requiring four stitches to close a cut on his head.

An older British man was hurt when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Jomtien Beach.

Peter Palmer, 74, suffered a hip injury and required four stitches to close a cut on his head. He is waiting for X-ray results to determine if the hip bone was cracked or broken.

Palmer brought police CCTV video showing him crossing Jomtien Second Road on a green light and squarely inside the pedestrian crossing. Other cars stopped at the light, but a white Toyota D-Max ran the light and hit Palmer, sending him flying.

The truck then fled the scene.
Police are trying to track down the hit-and-run driver.

A sequence of CCTV photos shows the white Toyota D-Max running a red light at the pedestrian crossing and hitting the elderly British gentleman sending him flying into the air and speeding off.


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