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  • Phuket News

    Phuket launches road safety campaign to curb tourist accidents

    Phuket provincial police have initiated a new road safety campaign targeting the root causes of traffic accidents involving tourists. This effort, in collaboration with local partners, aims to reduce the high number of road incidents in the area. The campaign was officially launched yesterday, July 18, at the Phuket Merlin Hotel by Region 8 Police Police Lieutenant General Suraphong Thanomchit…

  • Thailand News

    Injured Thai man warns motorists after staged accident, extortion

    A Thai man is warning fellow motorists in the Isaan province of Udon Thani after two suspects staged an accident in an attempt to extort 30,000 baht from him. The thugs then beat him up when he refused to pay. The 44 year old victim, Sarn, told Channel 3 that the incident occurred on the Don Kloy-Dongyang-Phibunrak Road in Udon…

  • Thailand News

    2 runaway horses killed in car accident on road near Bangkok

    A car accident today on Borommaratchachonnani Road in Pathum Thani province, near Bangkok, resulted in the deaths of two horses and damage to three vehicles. The horses escaped from a nearby restaurant today, July 18. The accident occurred at approximately 7.20am on Borommaratchachonnani Road in the Sampran district of Pathum Thani province. Three vehicles were involved in the accident: a…

  • Pattaya News

    Homeless man killed in Pattaya motorcycle accident by teens

    A tragic motorcycle accident occurred near Pattaya yesterday when a homeless man was fatally struck by a motorcycle in Bang Lamung district, Chon Buri province. The incident took place yesterday, July 14, at approximately 10.50pm. Police and rescue workers arrived at the scene to find the victim, an unidentified homeless man estimated to be between 50 and 60 years old,…

  • Phuket News

    Uproar over motorcycle accidents at Phuket’s rainbow crosswalk

    A series of motorcycle accidents at the Rainbow Crosswalk at the Charter intersection in the Mueang Phuket district sparked widespread debate on social media. The vibrant crosswalk, a popular spot for tourists to take photos, became slippery during periods of rainfall, causing three to four motorcyclists to fall yesterday, July 10. Fortunately, no injuries were reported. In response to the…

  • Thailand News

    Sleepy driver kills 3 and injures 2 in Songkhla accident

    A Thai woman, suspected of falling asleep at the wheel, crashed her pickup into another vehicle on the Songkhla-Natawee Road in southern Thailand. The tragic incident resulted in her death, along with two others, while two more sustained serious injuries. Officers from Khuanmeed Police Station and rescuers from the Chanong Sub-district and Nitimittaparb Rescue Foundations arrived at the scene at…

  • Thailand News

    Construction worker falls to death in Phitsanulok site accident

    A construction worker tragically fell to his death while securing a crane cable at a site in Phitsanulok. The worker, known only as Dam, lost his footing and fell approximately 4 metres, fatally striking his head on a piling. Officers from Mueang Phitsanulok Police Station yesterday, July 7, received a report about the fatal accident at a construction site for…

  • Thailand News

    Pattaya Sea Walker accident prompts police dive into safety checks

    An unfortunate incident involving an Indian tourist prompted the Pattaya Tourist Police to inspect a Sea Walker business, a popular water activity in the area. The tourist suffered severe injuries while participating in the Sea Walker experience and needed urgent medical care at Bangkok Pattaya Hospital. The Sea Walker activity involves participants wearing helmets that supply air while they explore…

  • Thailand News

    Tragic turn: Burmese father accidently runs over baby daughter

    A Burmese father was devastated yesterday after he accidentally ran over and killed his one year old daughter outside their home in the central province of Nakhon Pathom. Sam Phran Hospital in Nakhon Pathom province reported the death of one year old Cherry to Sam Phran Police Station yesterday, June 30. According to the hospital, the girl’s father, a 38…

  • Thailand News

    Motorcyclist killed in Nonthaburi accident with six-wheeled truck

    A man tragically lost his life in Nonthaburi after being struck by a six-wheeled truck while riding his motorcycle on Rattanathibet Road yesterday. His skull was crushed following a failed overtaking attempt. Officers from Bang Sri Mueang Police Station in Nonthaburi received a report about the fatal accident on the inbound parallel lane heading towards Phra Nang Klao Bridge in…

  • Crime News

    Wild deer causes multiple accidents on Chaiyapruek Road

    A wild deer unexpectedly appeared in the middle of Chaiyapruek Road, causing multiple accidents as it was hit by cars three times. Police officers from Chaiyapruek Police Station rushed to the scene last night after receiving reports of a deer being struck and killed by vehicles. At the scene on Chaiyapruek Road, heading towards Ratchaphruek Road, near a convenience store…

  • Road deaths

    High-speed songthaew accident injures student in Samut Prakan

    A blue songthaew taxi travelling at high speed caused a female student to fall off the vehicle, resulting in injuries. The driver claimed that the student jumped off the vehicle herself, while a witness reported that the driver did not immediately assist the injured girl. A CCTV camera captured the incident on Rattanarat Road, near Bang Bo intersection in Samut…

  • Pattaya News

    13 year old boy dies from motorbike accident in Chon Buri

    A tragic accident claimed the life of a 13 year old boy when his motorbike collided with a pickup truck making a sudden U-turn in Chon Buri. The incident occurred yesterday, June 12, at 7.30am on Sukhumvit-Ang Sila Road, in front of the Uam Rak Animal Hospital, Samet sub-district, Mueang district, Chon Buri province. Samet police, along with paramedics from…

  • Thailand News

    Pickup truck accident in Tak province leaves one dead

    A tragic accident claimed the life of one sibling and left another critically injured when a pickup truck lost control and collided with their motorcycle. The incident occurred at 7.30am yesterday on the Mae Sot-Umphang Road in the Phop Phra district of Tak province. Police and emergency responders arrived promptly at the scene following a report of the accident. They…

  • Thailand News

    Family mourns daughter killed in tragic Phetchaburi bike accident

    A tragic accident has left a family in mourning as they prepare to hold a funeral for a 22-year-old woman, who was the mainstay of her household, killed in a bike accident. The young woman, Suphattra, lost her life in a heartbreaking incident when she fell from a big bike and was run over by a truck during a trip…

  • Road deaths

    Two bikers killed in tragic Phetchaburi accident

    A tragic accident involving a group of big bike riders on a trip to Phetchaburi resulted in the deaths of two people. The incident occurred when a young woman, riding a pillion, fell off the motorcycle, and a subsequent attempt to avoid her by another bike led to a fatal collision with a truck. The accident took place at 8.10am…

  • Thailand News

    Pattaya mayor takes action to prevent parasailing accidents

    Pattaya City Mayor Poramet Ngampichet has called for urgent action following a worrying increase in accidents related to parasailing and other water activities. In a decisive meeting held on Friday, May 31, the mayor sat down with city and tourist police to discuss tightening regulations for parasailing operators. Currently, these operators offer an array of activities: from thrilling jet ski…

  • Thailand News

    Fisherman discovers body in tragic canal drowning accident

    A fishing trip along an irrigation canal quickly took a tragic turn when a local fisherman discovered the floating corpse of a man who had been missing since the previous night after taking a quick dip in the canal, citing excessive heat. The incident occurred yesterday when Police Lieutenant Nutthaphat Chan-narong from the Amphawa Police Station received a report of…

  • Road deaths

    Bus accident tragically kills elderly man on Chaeng Watthana Road

    A tragic bus accident occurred yesterday when a 72 year old man lost his life after slipping and being run over by a bus at a bus stop near Chaeng Watthana Road, Pak Kret, Nontha Buri. The elderly man, who had been a familiar figure in the area for over a decade, was known for begging to support his family.…

  • Automotive

    20 likely causes of car accidents & ways to avoid them

    Fast cars, adrenaline pumping, heart racing – it’s a thrilling scene often glorified by Hollywood blockbusters. But beneath the glamour of the Fast and Furious franchise, lies a dangerous reality: street racing. It’s an underground culture that often leads to devastating car accidents. Turbo engines and nitrous oxide boosters push vehicles to extreme speeds, making any potential accident far more…

  • Thailand News

    Thai man accused of covering up boyfriend’s murder in car accident

    A Thai man’s family and friends in the Isaan province of Chaiyaphum accused his boyfriend of killing him and staging a car accident to cover up the murder. Local news Facebook page Esor News 3 reported yesterday that a 25 year old Thai man named Mark mysteriously died on Tuesday, May 14, while returning home from his birthday party at…

  • Thailand News

    House committee to strategise on industrial accident prevention

    The House Committee on Industry is set to convene tomorrow to deliberate on strategies for preventing industrial accidents. This move follows a series of recent warehouse and factory fires, with the most recent one occurring last week at Map Ta Phut Tank Terminal (MTT) in Rayong. Kamonthas Kittisoonthornsakul, a Move Forward Party (MFP) MP for Rayong and deputy chair of…

  • Phuket News

    Russian woman dies in tragic Phuket’s bypass road accident

    A fatal accident occurred early this morning on Phuket’s bypass road when a 23 year old Russian woman was hit and killed by a pickup truck. The unfortunate event happened on the southbound lanes, near the Samkong Underpass. Phuket City Police responded to the distress call at 2.17am. Upon arriving at the scene, alongside Kusoldharm Foundation rescue workers, they discovered…

  • Thailand News

    Lampang motorcycle accident kills teen, injures passenger

    A tragic motorcycle accident claimed the life of an 18 year old woman and left a 16 year old passenger injured in the heart of Lampang City. The incident occurred yesterday at 2.50am, today, May 10, on Phaholyothin Road in Tambon Chomphu, Amphoe Mueang Lampang. Emergency services were alerted to the scene where they found a black scooter lying next…

  • Thailand News

    Comedian seeks justice after drunk driver blames him for accident

    A Thai comedian is fighting for justice after a drunk driver allegedly blamed him for causing a car accident on the Ratchaphruek Road in Bangkok on March 21. The intoxicated woman allegedly tried to evade charges with help from a former senior soldier. The comedian, 43 year old Prasert Prasertsunthon, known by his stage name Tummeng Terd Terng, recounted the…

  • Road deaths

    British expat killed in Phuket traffic accident

    A tragic traffic incident claimed the life of a 65 year old British woman in Kamala, Phuket. A white passenger van, careening through a red light at the main intersection, struck the long-term British resident on Sunday, May 5, ending her life abruptly on the spot. The brutal force of collision hurled her body over 20 metres down the road…

  • Road deaths

    Fatal accident on Patong Hill Phuket claims two lives

    A fatal accident occurred last night on Phra Baramee Road on the Kathu side of Patong Hill, Phuket, claiming the lives of two individuals and leaving several others injured. The incident involved a pickup truck, which had been transporting workers, veering off its lane and colliding with a motorcycle. The accident, which transpired in front of the popular Tiger Kingdom…

  • Pattaya News

    Polish motorcyclist, sidecar driver injured in Sattahip accident

    A road accident in Na Jomtien, Sattahip, last night left a Polish motorcyclist and a local sidecar driver seriously injured. The collision took place at approximately 5.40pm, yesterday, May 5, outside a construction materials store situated on Sukhumvit Road in Sattahip district, Chon Buri province. Upon receiving notification about the incident, Na Jomtien police and rescue personnel from the Sattahip…

  • Thailand News

    Car accident in Chachoengsao kills father and daughter

    In a tragic turn of events, a father and his 3 year old daughter were killed in a road accident today near Chachoengsao when their car lost control and struck an electric pole. Both were found lifeless, the father holding his daughter tightly in a final embrace. At the scene, emergency responders discovered a black Toyota Camry with Bangkok license…

  • Thailand News

    Man found dead in Udon Thani rice field pit, accident suspected

    A tragic accident unfolded amid a tranquil rice field in Udon Thani province, where a man lost his life in a cement water pit under mysterious circumstances. Yesterday, local authorities discovered the body of a 51 year old man, identified only by his first name, Saiya, submerged head-first in a water storage facility. The discovery was made following an alert…