At 2pm, on the afternoon of October 8, Pattaya police received reports of an accident on Third Road, Pattaya which left one man crushed to death.
A witness, fifty-nine year old Mrs Boonchu Mingkwan, said she was riding her motorbike behind the victim along Third Road. As they approached the traffic lights at Pattaya North a ten-wheeler truck overtook them, hitting the victim’s bike and dragging him under the wheels.
The victim has been named as thirty-seven year old Mr Nitas Pokaew, who was pronounced dead at the scene.
Mr Pokaew’s forty-two year old girlfriend, Ms Chaida Pinkaew, who arrived at the scene, said that the victim was a Pattaya Parks employee who was on his way to pick up his new motorcycle.
Report by Pattaya One News Team