Chinese tourist injured after falling off baht bus in Pattaya

A Chinese tourist, allegedly “showing off” according to his travel companions, was seriously injured after falling off the back of a baht bus in Pattaya. 27 year old Chinese visitor Katak Ho ended up with major head injuries at 4am on Monday after catching the baht bus along Thappraya Road, heading to Jomtien Beach.

The baht bus driver fled the scene after taking the man’s friendss to their hotel to retrieve find his ID and returning them to the scene. He fled, along with his baht bus, before police arrived.

A friend of the victim at the scene told police they had flagged down the baht bus to take them to their hotel. He said Ho was “teasing his friends” whilst standing in the open back of the vehicle, but fell.

Mr. Ho was treated at the scene, then transferred to hospital in critical condition. Rescue workers had to perform CPR before rushing Mr. Ho to hospital. Police are still looking for the driver.

SOURCE: Pattaya Mail

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