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Man killed and 2 injured after sports car collides with van in Bangkok

Caitlin Ashworth

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A man was killed and 2 others were injured in a traffic accident last night in Bangkok’s Nong Khaem district. Thai media says 35 year old Natthawat was driving a “souped up” Nissan Skyline when he lost control of the sports car, driving over the median and colliding with an oncoming van.

Police responding to the accident on Petchkasem Road and say Natthawat was pronounced dead at the scene. His girlfriend, 26 year old Khemmika, was taken to the hospital with a broken arm. The driver of the van, 56 year old Bunsong, was also taken to the hospital with leg injuries.

A woman who runs a roadside shop witnessed the accident. She told police she heard an engine rev, then saw the sports car drive by and lose control.

Police are still investigating and are reviewing surveillance camera footage in the area.

SOURCE: Thai Visa

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    Bill

    Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 1:39 am

    looks like ‘the boss’ returned to Thailand

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    brian mc

    Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 3:29 pm

    Another winner of the Darwin award then. Pity the van driver who has no doubt been traumatised

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    Wilko

    Sunday, January 31, 2021 at 1:26 am

    Sadly all we get after this accident is a load of cliches from both comments and the police.
    There will be no thorough scientific breakdown of what happened and we will learn nothing, only reinforcing our confirmation bias on the topic

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    Tony Black

    Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 3:49 am

    What year Skyline was it?

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    liam

    Monday, May 24, 2021 at 10:51 am

    @Tony Black – I think it was an r32 from the looks of it… Which can cost 2MB – 3.5MB in Thailand (Secondhand)

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Caitlin Ashworth is a writer from the United States who has lived in Thailand since 2018. She graduated from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and media studies in 2016. She was a reporter for the Daily Hampshire Gazette In Massachusetts. She also interned at the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia and Sarasota Herald-Tribune in Florida.

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