road death

  • Phuket NewsThai man dies in motorcycle crash near Chalong school

    Thai man dies in motorcycle crash near Chalong school

    A Thai man died in a tragic motorcycle crash in Chalong shortly after midnight today. The accident, which involved a single vehicle, occurred in front of Ban Chalong School on Chao Fa West Road, a notoriously dangerous intersection. The Chalong Police Station and the Ruamjai Phuket Foundation were alerted of the incident around 12.45am. Upon reaching the scene, they found a…

  • Thailand NewsPsychiatric patient’s actions lead to fatal crash during transfer

    Psychiatric patient’s actions lead to fatal crash during transfer

    A police officer lost his life while transferring a psychiatric patient to a hospital in the Isaan province of Loei after the patient grabbed the steering wheel of the vehicle causing it to crash. Three other police officers sustained injuries. A motorist witnessed a police car overturned on the side of Ban Nongtana Road in the Pha Khao district of…

  • Phuket NewsFatal Ducati motorbike crash adds to Phuket road fatalities

    Fatal Ducati motorbike crash adds to Phuket road fatalities

    A fatal accident involving a Ducati motorbike and a roadside barrier claimed the life of a 29 year old man yesterday in Kalim, north of Patong on the scenic Phuket coastal road. The unnamed victim, a resident of Moo 7, Mai Khao, suffered catastrophic head trauma in the collision, leading to his untimely demise. The crash was reported to Police…

  • Thailand NewsFatal collision in Sri Racha: Motorcyclist dead, two injured

    Fatal collision in Sri Racha: Motorcyclist dead, two injured

    A tragic car accident occurred yesterday in the Sri Racha district of Chon Buri province, claiming the life of a motorcyclist and leaving two others severely injured. The incident took place at the Nong Yai Bu intersection when a car, running a red light, collided forcefully with two motorcycles. The deceased, Anurak, whose last name has been withheld for privacy,…

  • Phuket NewsRussian man dies in Phuket motorbike crash

    Russian man dies in Phuket motorbike crash

    A fatal motorbike crash claimed the life of a 25 year old Russian man in Phuket’s Baan Don, Tambon Thepkrasattri last night. The unfortunate event, which took place yesterday, March 24, ended when the man’s vehicle collided with the wall of a house. Upon receiving the information about the accident around 10pm, Police Lieutenant Colonel Niwat Thimket of the Thalang…

  • Thailand NewsFatal gas leak and death in Chao Phraya River truck crash

    Fatal gas leak and death in Chao Phraya River truck crash

    A 22-wheel trailer truck overturned on a bridge over the Chao Phraya River, resulting in a continuous gas leak and a fatality. The accident, which occurred today, March 19, required the use of a crane to recover the driver’s body, which was found severed in two parts. The devastating accident unfolded on Kanchanaphisek Road in the Sam Khok district of…

  • Thailand NewsFatal bus crash in northern Thailand kills two drivers, injures 44

    Fatal bus crash in northern Thailand kills two drivers, injures 44

    A fatal bus crash involving a long-haul vehicle claimed the lives of its two drivers and injured 44 passengers early today in the Mueang district of Nakhon Ratchasima. The double-decker bus, run by Lotusphibul Tours, was travelling from Bung Kan to Bangkok when it collided with a steel support for a road sign. The accident occurred around 2am, today, March…

  • Thailand NewsSpeeding motorcycle crash in Chaiyaphum kills two teens

    Speeding motorcycle crash in Chaiyaphum kills two teens

    A tragic motorcycle accident claimed the lives of two young girls and left another in critical condition on March 10. The incident, which took place near the community of Modindaeng in Chaiyaphum province, was recorded by a CCTV camera, highlighting the dangers of not wearing a helmet while riding. The CCTV footage revealed three girls riding a motorcycle at high…

  • Thailand NewsFatal crash on Chon Buri motorway claims Chinese, Malaysian lives

    Fatal crash on Chon Buri motorway claims Chinese, Malaysian lives

    A Malaysian man and two Chinese nationals died while one Chinese woman was injured in a car accident on the Chon Buri motorway. Highway Police officers and Dhamma Rassamee Foundation rescuers rushed to a rest area on the motorway at about 10am yesterday, March 3. Officers came across a white BMW 5 Series sedan that had collided with a large…

  • Thailand NewsNurse dies in Chanthaburi road accident on maternity leave

    Nurse dies in Chanthaburi road accident on maternity leave

    A tragic road accident claimed the life of a young nurse who had only recently taken maternity leave. At 9am today, February 29, her car veered off course, hitting a man signaling for assistance before crashing into a roadside pole and falling into a drainage ditch. The nurse was pronounced dead at the scene inside her vehicle. The incident occurred…

  • Thailand NewsPilgrimage bus crash near Khao Kitchakut claims a life, injures 9

    Pilgrimage bus crash near Khao Kitchakut claims a life, injures 9

    A pilgrimage bus met a tragic fate today as it descended from the Khao Kitchakut mountain in Chanthaburi province, Thailand, veering off course and overturning. The calamitous incident claimed the life of one individual and left nine others with injuries, including three foreigners. The accident occurred close to a toll station when the bus, filled with worshippers returning from a…

  • Thailand NewsRetired district chief drowns as SUV plunges into Mae Klong River

    Retired district chief drowns as SUV plunges into Mae Klong River

    An unfortunate accident on the Thana Rach Bridge over the Mae Klong River resulted in a tragic loss of life yesterday evening at around 6.30pm. The incident involved a collision between a sports car and an SUV, which led to the latter vehicle plunging into the river, taking with it a retired district chief and his wife, both of whom…

  • Thailand NewsEx-MP’s nephew dies in Nakhon Phanom motorcycle crash

    Ex-MP’s nephew dies in Nakhon Phanom motorcycle crash

    A tragic motorcycle crash claimed the life of a former six-term MP’s nephew in Nakhon Phanom Province, as he collided with a pickup truck on his motorcycle. The accident occurred yesterday (February 22), when the man was on his way to pick up his wife. Despite prompt medical attention, he succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. The accident took…

  • Road deathsDrunk driver kills traffic officer in hit-and-run on Rama 4 Road

    Drunk driver kills traffic officer in hit-and-run on Rama 4 Road

    A tragic incident unfolded on February 16, when a Chevrolet Captiva sped through a police checkpoint on Rama 4 Road, striking and fatally injuring a traffic police officer before fleeing the scene. The driver, later apprehended by police, was found to have a blood alcohol concentration of 187 milligrammes percent, far exceeding the legal limit. On the night of February…

  • Road deathsFamily pilgrimage ends in van-truck collision tragedy in Buriram

    Family pilgrimage ends in van-truck collision tragedy in Buriram

    A family outing turned tragic yesterday evening when their van collided with a eucalyptus wood transport truck, leaving two dead and four seriously injured. Around 8.30pm on February 17, authorities from the Satuek Police Station in Buriram Province, led by Deputy Investigator Thanadorn Phaksarum, were called to the scene of the accident on the Buriram-Stuek Road, heading towards the city…

  • Thailand NewsValentine’s tragedy: Drunk taxi driver kills Thai couple

    Valentine’s tragedy: Drunk taxi driver kills Thai couple

    A drunken Thai taxi driver crashed into a couple on a motorcycle on the Liab Khlong Sam Road in the central province of Pathum Thani yesterday, leading to the victims’ deaths. Khlong Luang Police Station officers were alerted to the fatal accident at 7.30am yesterday, February 14, and rushed to the scene with a rescue team. The two victims, a…

  • Road deathsReckless Thai driver’s wrong-way sedan smash-up leaves one dead (video)

    Reckless Thai driver’s wrong-way sedan smash-up leaves one dead (video)

    A reckless Thai driver killed a man and injured others when he drove his sedan against the traffic flow in Nonthaburi province, near Bangkok, colliding with a pickup truck. Pak Kret Police Station officers and Poh Teck Tung Rescue Foundation rushed to the accident scene on the Khlong Prapa Overpass in the Pakkret district of Nonthaburi province at about 5.20am…

  • Thailand NewsDrunk Thai man killed after lying on road in Phuket (video)

    Drunk Thai man killed after lying on road in Phuket (video)

    A Thai man died after lying on the road drunk outside a nightclub in Phuket in the early hours of February 2. A video of the accident was shared on social media as an example and warning to partygoers. The video showed the deceased, who was wearing a black T-shirt, sitting on the road and then lying down. The street…

  • Thailand NewsFatal ride: Garbage truck tragedy as sanitation workers hit a dead-end on tunnel rooftop

    Fatal ride: Garbage truck tragedy as sanitation workers hit a dead-end on tunnel rooftop

    Two sanitation workers tragically lost their lives when they were seated on the roof of a garbage truck while it passed through a tunnel in the central province of Kanchanaburi. The workers sustained fatal head injuries as the vehicle entered the tunnel, colliding with its ridge. Officers from the Tha Rua Police Station received a report of the accident at…

  • Thailand NewsTragic road accident in Trat claims life, leaves one injured

    Tragic road accident in Trat claims life, leaves one injured

    A tragic road accident in Trat province led to the death of one man and left a woman injured. The incident occurred when a pickup truck lost control and collided with an electricity pole, causing it to fall and overturn the vehicle. The 49 year old driver, Somai Saengphloi, was killed, and his 22 year old passenger, Sirikan Junmareong, was…

  • Thailand News13 year old Thai volunteer rescuer dies in drunk driving accident

    13 year old Thai volunteer rescuer dies in drunk driving accident

    A 13 year old Thai volunteer rescuer tragically died on duty in a multi-vehicle accident, the result of a collision caused by a drunk driver in Nonthaburi province, near Bangkok. The teenage Thai rescuer, Weerayut Jindadaeng, was pronounced dead at the accident scene on the road under the Ngam Wong Wan Toll in Nonthaburi province. He suffered serious head injuries from…

  • Thailand NewsFatal accident in Samut Prakan as truck falls on worker during repair

    Fatal accident in Samut Prakan as truck falls on worker during repair

    A tragic accident occurred in Samut Prakan province, where a heavy-set man was killed after a six-wheel truck fell on him while he was conducting repairs on it. The incident happened at a Ta Sai located along Khlong Khud Road, Bang Phli District yesterday, January 14. The man, a 57 year old worker from Warin Chamrap, Ubon Ratchathani province, was…

  • Thailand News2 Thai women die after their SUV crashes into parked truck

    2 Thai women die after their SUV crashes into parked truck

    Two Thai women died when their SUV crashed into a parked truck on Rattanathibet Road in Nonthaburi province near Bangkok yesterday, December 27. Bang Bua Thong Police Station officers investigated the accident on the Rattanathibet Road at around 3pm yesterday. At the scene, officers discovered that a white Toyota SUV crashed into the back of a 10-wheel Hino truck parked…

  • Thailand NewsBangkok public bus driver blames tuk tuk driver for crash that killed 1 and injured 3

    Bangkok public bus driver blames tuk tuk driver for crash that killed 1 and injured 3

    A Thai public bus driver blamed a tuk tuk driver for an accident on Phetchaburi Road in Bangkok that killed one Thai man and injured three others last night, December 26. The electric public bus number 69 from the Smart Bus company crashed into a motorcycle on Phetchaburi Road at around 8pm yesterday. After hitting the motorcycle, the bus turned…

  • Thailand NewsThai driver evades arrest after crashing and killing nursing student

    Thai driver evades arrest after crashing and killing nursing student

    A Thai driver evaded arrest after crashing his pickup into a motorcycle on a bypass road in the central province of Ratchaburi, killing a nursing student and injuring her mother. Officers from the Mueang Ratchaburi Police Station and Ratchaburi Hospital rushed to the accident scene to rescue two victims. A 55 year old woman named Chuanpit was a motorcycle rider.…

  • Thailand News5 year old girl killed in accident between electric tricycle and pickup

    5 year old girl killed in accident between electric tricycle and pickup

    A Thai man crashed his pickup into an electric tricycle, which reportedly made a sudden turn, killing five year old girl and injuring a 20 year old woman on the Nong Bua Lamphu-Nonsang District Road in the Isaan province of Nong Bua Lamphu at 11.30am on December 16. Mueang Nong Bua Lamphu Police Station officers were called to the bridge on…

  • Thailand NewsTaiwanese man dies after hospital in Thailand refuses to treat him

    Taiwanese man dies after hospital in Thailand refuses to treat him

    Taiwan media platform TVBS reported that a private hospital in Thailand refused to treat a Taiwanese man who later died as a result of his injuries in a car accident. Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs urged the Thai government to improve its healthcare system. TVBS reported yesterday, December 11, that the Taiwanese man, whose identity was not revealed, was fatally…

  • Thailand NewsDevastating road accident in Chumphon leaves one dead, six injured

    Devastating road accident in Chumphon leaves one dead, six injured

    A pickup truck, carrying six workers, swerved drastically to avoid an oncoming motorbike, resulting in the vehicle flipping and leaving one dead and six injured. The incident occurred around 5pm yesterday, in Chumphon province. Manoch Plodkankan, an investigative officer from the Lang Suan Police Station, was among the first to arrive at the scene. The accident happened off the Asian…

  • Pattaya NewsForeign man dies in tragic Pattaya road accident: Intentional act or mishap?

    Foreign man dies in tragic Pattaya road accident: Intentional act or mishap?

    The bustling city of Pattaya witnessed a sorrowful scene on Sukhumvit Road in the early hours of yesterday when a foreign man lost his life in a traffic accident. The driver of the vehicle involved reported that the man had intentionally leapt in front of his car, thereby causing the fatal collision. Pattaya police were alerted to the incident at…

  • Phuket NewsRussian man dies in Phuket motorbike accident involving Chinese tourists

    Russian man dies in Phuket motorbike accident involving Chinese tourists

    A fatal collision on Kata Hill, Phuket has claimed the life of a Russian man after his motorbike collided with a passenger van carrying six Chinese tourists, on Saturday, November 25, according to Phuket Tourist Police. The incident took place on the stretch between Kata and Chalong, and while the specifics of the collision are yet to be revealed by…