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12 May 2009 :: 14:05:41 pm 9195

Student Killed In North Pattaya Traffic Accident

A Thai college student was killed in a car accident on Sukumvit Road in North Pattaya on the night of 12th May 2009.
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At 00:30 am. Pattaya police investigator Police Lieutenant Colonel Wanlop Gungtaratip received a report of a serious accident on Sukumvit Road in the vicinity of Moo 5 and a police and rescue team were dispatched accordingly.

The accident happened at the U-turn before the intersection of Sukhumvit Road and North Pattaya Road. On arrival police discovered a severely damaged black Honda Civic, no. 1256 Chonburi, lying on its side in the middle of the road. Next to the car was a damaged electric control box.

In the car police found the dead body of Mr. Panuwat JaroonJarernrach [20], a second year student of Auksorn Technology Pattaya school. His arms and legs were broken and he had sustained serious head wounds. His body was trapped in the car’s passenger seat and the rescue team had to use cutting tools to release the body. The driver, Mr. Dumrongsak Taohorm [19], residing at 141/76 Moo. 6, Naklua, Banglamung, who was a student friend of Mr. Panuwat, sustained minor injuries.

Mr. Dumrongsak explained to police that he was driving from North Pattaya road heading towards Chaiyapruk 2 road to take his friend home. Suddenly a man on a motorbike appeared riding against the traffic in order to make a U-turn. Mr. Dumrongsak said he was shocked and couldn’t stop as the motorbike cut in front of his car.

To avoid the motorbike he swung the wheel to the side of the road but lost control drove straight into an electric control box in the middle of the road. At this point the car bounced into an electric pole and flew about 5 meters into the air before falling to the ground, causing the death of his friend. The motorbike failed to stop and had disappeared without trace.

Reporter : Kampee   Photo : Kampee   Category : Crime News

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