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Bike rider killed after crashing motorbike into parked truck in Chon Buri

Maya Taylor

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PHOTO: The Pattaya News

An 18 year old motorbike driver has been killed after ploughing his bike into the back of a parked truck. The Pattaya News reports that the incident took place at the weekend, in the eastern province of Chon Buri.

Emergency workers arrived at the scene in the Baan Suan sub-district to find Sahapat Tippuang with serious head injuries. It’s understood the motorcyclist was wearing a helmet, but it came off in the course of the accident. The motorbike was severely damaged.

The 19 year old truck driver, Akkaradet Sangprach, says he had pulled over to the side of the road to check directions for where he was going.

“I was heading from Samut Prakan to a temple in the Mueang Chonburi district. I got lost before I stopped on the side of the road to look up directions on my GPS unit. While I was researching how to get to the temple in Chon Buri, Mr. Sahapat crashed into the back of my pickup truck.”

Police are reviewing CCTV footage as part of their investigation.

SOURCE: The Pattaya News

 

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    MARK GOODYEAR

    Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 8:43 pm

    idiot!!

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    Terry

    Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 6:49 am

    That was a very unfair comment and this comment of yours is a total disrespect for the deceased and his family
    We don’t know what’s behind all this. His helmet might have come off due to most people don’t strap their helmets but are just an assumption. And when I look at all the stupid farangs who drive without a helmet, it makes you wonder…especially about their own behaviour and comments towards news like this.

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