A pickup truck driver fled the scene after hitting a motorcycle in Krabi on Tuesday in an accident in which two college students, who were on the motorbike, died at the scene.
The incident happened on the Khao Panom-Nuea Klong Road at 11.30am.
Police and rescue workers arrived to find a pickup with damage to the front. Nearby they found a damaged motorbike.
The male college students whose bodies were found at the scene were later identified as 19-year-old Nachapong Homruen and Jakkarin Inphoo.
The pickup truck, heading in the opposite direction, was trying to overtake another vehicle when it hit the motorbike head-on.
The truck driver, later identified as 22-year-old Teeraphon Rodrung, sped away from the scene.
As of the time of publishing, police were tracking down the driver with a view to taking legal action against him.