Road accident leaves one dead and another severly injured


On 2nd September police along with rescue volunteers from Sawang Boriboon Foundation attended a fatal accident in front of the PTT petrol station on Sukhumvit Road.

At the scene they found a wrecked black Honda motorbike and the body of 82 year old Mr. Yui Phoorahong, and another man named Suthirat Phoorahong  who was severly injured, he was treated before being rushed to Banglamung Hospital.

The 82 year old man was trapped under the pickup.The 82 year old man was trapped under the pickup.

20 meters from the scene was a Chevrolet truck which was also damaged, its driver 26 year old Mr.Promrittithum Nannar told police that while he was driving home and was in the righthand  lane as he needed to take a right to enter Soi Nongkate, when suddenly a motorcycle rode from the left to right lane at high speed, he tried to brake but was unable to avoid hitting the motorbike.

The officers have investigated the scene and detained Mr. Nannar for questioning and further legal action at the Banglamung police Station.