Terrible Van Accident Leads 8 InjuredA van ran out of control and turned around on Pattaya road. Plus, the driver fled away after the incident.
PATTAYA – May 24,2016 [PattayaDailyNews]; at 23.00pm Pol Lt Col Somkid Hiengsathien- inspector of NongPrue police station- was notified that a van ran out of control and turned around. The incident led to several injured and it took place on Route No.36. After notification, the police officers and the rescue team rushed to the crash scene.
At the scene, the officers found Toyota Commuter upside down in the middle trail of the road. The injured are 5 men and 3 women and all of them are Russian. The officers had initially hospitalised them before sending the to Bangkok-Pattaya hospital. Meanwhile, the van chauffeur fled away after the incident.
A Russian man told the officers that they were on the way from Koh Chang to Pattaya; however, he had no idea about the cause of accident. Luckily, the local people rescued them from the van and notified the police. The police officers would have to hunt the van chauffeur further.