Minivan Kills ForeignerA Bangkok-Pattaya minivan which was being driven at high speed collided with a 78-year-old German man who was crossing the road killing him instantly.
CHONBURI – August 23,2015 [PattayaDailyNews]; at 9.00 p.m., Pol.Lt.Col. Pratheep Thongdee (Inquiry official of Sa-med provincial police station) went to inspect a fatal accident on the Sukhumvit road, entrance route to Bang Saen.
At the scene the police found the body of a German man who was identified as Mr. Willy aged 78 who is the father-in-law of Mr Manassawin Nanthasen or Tik Shiro (a popular Thai singer).
Upon inspecting the scene the police found a Bangkok-Pattaya minivan that had sustained damage to the front and the windscreen was also smashed.
Upon questioning the 3 passengers of the van they told police that he was driving at very high speed and didn’t see the German man crossing the road and collided into him killing him instantly. The driver then tried to flee the scene before he decided to stop 500 metres away.