Speeding Pick-Up Collides With Electricity PostA speeding pick-up truck which swerved to miss a drunken man in the middle of the road lost control and hit an electricity post. The driver and passenger had to be cut free.
CHON BURI – October 4,2015 [Pattaya Daily News]; at 8.30 p.m.Sawang Boriboon Tharmma Satharn Rescue Foundation, Pattaya City were notified that there was an accident involving a pick-up truck which had crashed into an electricity post on the Sukhumvit road, entrance route to Chon Buri, at the beginning of Soi Sukhumvit Pattaya 54.
At scene the officers found a bronze Chevrolet pick-up truck which had been modified for racing, it had collided with an electricity post and was severely damaged. The two victims were identified as Mr. Ekkachai Phontho, aged 29 and Mr. Chaloemwuth who had to be cut free from the pick-up before being rushed to Banglamung hospital for treatment.
Upon questioning the eyewitnesses the rescuers found out that the pick-up truck was being driven at high speed but when they reached the incident point there was a drunken man in the middle of the road which caused them to swerve losing control hitting the electricity post.