One Dead and 2 InjuredThree girls who were riding a motorcycle on Ko Lan island lost control on a steep hill killing the rider and injuring the 2 passengers.
PATTAYA – October 11,2015 [PattayaDailyNews]; Pol.Lt.Col.Chopaka Pruksachart- female inspector of Pattaya police station- was notified that a motorbike had lost control killing one and injuring 2 others. After notification the police rushed to the scene with a rescue team.
At the scene the officers found a motorbike which had crashed into a barrier. The injured were identified as Ms.Pornthip Boonchop aged 26, Ms.Sutthida Donklai aged 26 and another unidentified woman. They all were all rushed to hospital where Ms.Pornthip later died.
Upon questioning them they revealed that they worked together in Bangkok and they were having a break on Ko Lan island. They then decided to hire a motorbike but Ms.Pornthip lost control on a steep downhill killing herself and injuring her two passengers.
The reporters revealed that the roads on Ko Lan Island are very dangerous and lots of accidents have occurred there because most of the roads are made from bricks. In addition, there are warning signs warning people not to ride with 3 on a bike and helmets should be worn at all times.