road death

  • Thailand News

    7 year old girl falls from mum’s bike, killed by oncoming public bus in Bangkok

    A seven year old girl was tragically killed on a Bangkok road yesterday while travelling to school. The child fell from her mother’s white Yamaha Scoopy motorcycle and was run over by an oncoming public bus. The driver drove on without stopping, later saying he did not notice the girl. A rescue team and medical workers from Sirirat Hospital rushed…

  • Thailand News

    Driver suffers seizure, crashes into two motorcycles, killing 1

    A sedan driver suffered a seizure this morning causing his car to crash into two motorcyclists, killing one, and injuring another on Setthakit 1 Road in Samut Sakhon province. The accident happened in rush hour today at 8.30am. The 51 year old driver, Wichian Chanla, was injured and sent to a hospital while his four passengers escaped unharmed. Wichian’s black…

  • Thailand News

    Father dies trying to save son from teenage gang

    Father’s Day for one Thai family turned into a tragedy this year after a father died trying to save his son from an attack by a teenage gang in the Klong Luang district of Pathum Thani province. Officers from Klong Luang Police Station and a rescue team rushed to the Liap Klong Song Road in Pathum Thani at 3.30am yesterday,…

  • Road deaths

    16 year old driving BMW crashes, killing young graduate in northeast Thailand

    A teenager driving a BMW crashed into and killed a young man in Nakhon Ratchasima province, northeast Thailand, on Friday night. The 16 year old driver collided with a motorbike at the intersection outside Suranaree University of Technology in Korat at 10pm. The deceased has been identified as 24 year old Thanaphon “Tae” Kaewmoon from Nakhon Sawan province. In July,…

  • Road deaths

    Allegedly drunk Brit kills Thai man in car crash in central Thailand

    An alleged drunken Englishman killed one Thai man and injured another in a car crash in Rayong province in the central part of Thailand. Locals who know the foreign driver told police he is regularly drunk and often drives in the wrong direction. The Englishman, 70 year old Stephen Peter Hobbs, was arrested yesterday after he reversed his pickup into…

  • Road deaths

    Singaporean car driver dead, 7 injured in Phuket crash with bus

    On a winding mountain road, a car of Singaporean tourists crashed into a small tour bus, killing the driver of the car and injuring seven people. The crash happened in the Muang district of Phuket last night when the driver of the car lost control coming downhill and ploughed into the bus. The car, a Toyota Yaris registered in Phuket,…

  • Pattaya News

    Chon Buri police couldn’t find victim of car crash on back seat

    Chon Buri Highway Police rescue team has been slammed by Thai netizens for their slapstick approach because they couldn’t find the dead body of a man who crashed his car. The dead body of the driver lay in the car’s wreckage for 12 hours after the accident before he was found. The body of 68 year old Pattarachai Auttaporn was…

  • Northern Thailand News

    10 year old killed & 5 injured after pickup hits motorbike sidecar

    A 10 year old child was tragically killed, and four children and a teenager were seriously injured after a pickup truck smashed into the children’s motorcycle sidecar in the Isaan province of Nong Bua Lamphu yesterday. Officers from the Si Boon Rueng Police Station were called to the scene of the accident on Nong Bua Lamphu – Chum Pare Road…

  • Road deaths

    Student’s body ripped in half in freak motorbike accident in central Thailand

    A 20 year old engineering student died in a motorbike accident at around 8am this morning in Pathum Thani province, central Thailand. Police found the man’s body completely ripped into two pieces after he crashed into a power pole. Witnesses said they saw the man waiting at a red light on the Rangsit – Nakhon Nayok road outside Nattawan village.…

  • Road deaths

    UPDATE: Compensation promised after teenage passenger killed in police chase

    Following last week’s report of a teenager who was killed after the motorbike she was a passenger on crashed into a police pickup, the police officers have now promised to pay compensation to the victim’s family. No charges have been filed against the police at this stage as the case is still under investigation. On May 27, a car accident…

  • Road deaths

    UPDATE: French woman dies riding bicycle in central Thailand

    UPDATE: The Toyota sedan’s dashcam footage confirmed that the traffic lights were on green when the driver struck and killed 26 year old Camille, who was riding a bicycle across a zebra crossing in Ayutthaya in central Thailand yesterday evening. The driver tried to break and swerve out of the way but couldn’t stop in time. Police arrested the driver…

  • Road deaths

    French woman dies riding bicycle in central Thailand

    A young French woman was killed in a road accident in Ayutthaya province in central Thailand yesterday evening. The 26 year old tourist got confused at an intersection when a green and red light shone at the same time, leading her to drive into oncoming traffic. A man driving a sedan through the green light couldn’t break in time, striking…

  • Road deaths

    Popular Italian chef dies in motorbike crash in Pattaya

    A well-known Italian chef died in a motorbike accident in the early hours of this morning in Pattaya. He was driving at a very high speed when he crashed into a power pole, according to witnesses. The body of 40 year old Matteo (surname withheld) was discovered lying face down in a pool of blood at around 12:30am this morning.…

  • Road deaths

    Japanese expat dies in motorbike accident, 10 year old daughter seriously injured

    A Japanese businessman died in a motorbike accident on a mountain in Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand, yesterday. His 10 year old daughter is seriously injured and is being treated at Mai Sai hospital. Yesterday, 52 year old Shimizu Masaeki was taking his 10 year old daughter up Doi Pha Hee mountain in Chiang Rai province when he is thought…

  • Thailand News

    UPDATE: Policeman who killed eye doctor at Bangkok zebra crossing out on bail

    UPDATE: The Thai policeman who earlier today was sentenced to 1 year and 15 days in prison for driving his Ducati motorbike into a woman killing her at a zebra crossing in Bangkok, has now been released on bail. Bail was posted this afternoon at 200,000 baht. The 21 year old policeman will now be free whilst his lawyer and…

  • Thailand News

    Officer who killed eye doctor at Bangkok Zebra crossing sentenced to prison

    The crowd control police officer who killed an ophthalmologist with his motorbike at a zebra crossing in Bangkok in January, has been sentenced to prison today. The officer will serve a 1 year and 15 day prison sentence and pay a 4,000 baht fine. He has been charged with 9 different counts. On January 21 this year, 21 year old…

  • Thailand video news

    Thailand News Today | Officials unable to extradite Red Bull heir

    Prosecutors say time is running out to prosecute fugitive Red Bull heir, Vorayuth Yoovidhya, and that they’re unable to extradite him…because they don’t know what address to write down in the extradition warrant. The heir to the Red Bull energy drink empire was charged on 2 counts in the death of a Bangkok police officer killed in a hit-and-run collision…

  • Chiang Mai News

    Cyclist unable to take steep hill plunges to his death in Chiang Mai ravine

    A cyclist riding in Chiang Mai, a northern Thai province, was unable to steer his bike down a downhill road yesterday morning and plummeted about 30 metres down a ravine to his death. Police learned of the incident, which occurred on a steep section of the Mae Rim-Mae Sai tourist road in front of the Pongyang Jungle Coaster & Zipline…

  • Phuket News

    Ice delivery truck loses control on Phuket road, kills 1 and injures 3

    A Ukrainian national was killed and 3 people were injured when a truck that delivers ice lost control on Thepkasattri Rd in Phuket this morning. The truck had crossed a median strip and rammed itself head-on into oncoming traffic. The ice truck then hit the Ukrainian woman on her motorbike and another truck. Police got to the scene around 7:30am.…

  • South Thailand News

    3 family members shot and burned in Pattani attack

    A heavily-armed motorbike gang in Pattani shot and then burned 3 family members making a delivery from Songkla to Narathiwat in an alleged terrorist attack. The murders took place early on Saturday morning on the main road from Narathiwat to Pattani, where forensic teams have found more than 30 bullet casings. Police expect swift arrests and blame local insurgents for…

  • Road deaths

    Local singer dies after crashing his car while on a video call

    A Thai singer died after crashing his car into a lamppost while on a video call with his girlfriend. Thai media did not report on the estimated speed, but photos of the wreckage show severe damage. The roof ripped off the Toyota Altis and the car is almost unrecognisable. 23 year old Akkarachai, known as Ice, was found dead at…

  • Road deaths

    Hundreds of pigs killed in truck accident after driver allegedly fell asleep

    A trailer truck packed with pigs flipped, killing hundreds of the pigs, after the driver allegedly fell asleep behind the wheel. Nation Thailand described the scene as a “horror film.” Lifeless bodies were stacked on top each other while injured pigs screamed and squealed in pain. The driver is facing reckless driving charges. The pigs were packed in a triple-decker…

  • Road deaths

    Popular Thai teenage game streamer killed in motorcycle crash

    A well-known teenage game streamer died after he crashed his Ducati motorcycle while riding with a group of his friends. The 17 year old, Chanon Chuchart, made videos playing popular games like Grand Theft Auto V. He has more than 11,000 subscribers to his YouTube channel Omnuay Studio and his Facebook has more than 100,000 followers. Witnesses told local TV…

  • Road deaths

    1 killed, another critically injured in Chon Buri 5 car pile up

    A 40 year old motorcyclist has been killed instantly while the passenger ended up seriously injured after a 5 car pile up in the Ban Bueang district of Chon Buri on Saturday. Emergency responders arrived at the fatal crash scene on the Ban Bueang – Klaeng road after 9pm on Saturday night. A blue motorcycle was seen badly mangled and embedded…

  • Road deaths

    Canadian guitarist killed in Pattaya motorbike crash

    PHOTOS: The Pattaya News Michael Anthony Pinheiro, a 51 year old Canadian expat, has died after an early morning motorbike accident in Pattaya. It’s understood Mr Pinheiro was a popular guitarist, active in the local live music scene in the city’s clubs. The Pattaya News reports that the musician, who was riding a scooter, was involved in a collision with…

  • World News

    Malay tourist allegedly ploughs into roadside workers, killing five

    “Five Thai workers were killed and another injured on the Asia Highway.” Khao Sod reports that a Malaysian tourist has been charged with reckless driving causing death and injury after her car allegedly ploughed into six Thai road workers in Songkhla, southern Thailand, on Tuesday. The workers were from the Kamphaeng Phet Highway District Office doing routine maintenance along the…

  • Road deaths

    Truck runs over motorcyclist in Phuket Town – VIDEO

    WARNING: Viewer discretion is advised. The content of the video could be distressing to some. Yesterday afternoon (Thursday) a 10 wheel truck ran over a motorcyclist at the intersection in front of the Thepnimit Temple – Soi Thep Anusorn on Chao Fah East Road. At the scene, police found a white 10 wheel truck parked next to the traffic light and…

  • South Thailand News

    Monk run over during alms rounds outside Chumphon temple

    by Thanongsak Supakan A monk has been hit and killed by a speeding pickup truck in Chumphon this morning. He was making his alms rounds at the time. Police and rescue workers were called to the scene on Pathiu-Chumphon Road in front of Wat Laem Yang (Luang Por Khien) in Pathiu district around 4.30am. The 42 year old pickup driver Apiwan…