Young driver dies after motorbike crash in Thalang

Thalang –

A young driver died after a motorbike crash in Thalang yesterday morning (August 20th).

The Thalang Police was notified of the accident at 5:30 A.M. on Thep Kasattri Road northbound in the Paklok sub-district 300 meters near the Tha Ruea Shrine.

Police, emergency responders, and the Phuket Express arrived at the scene to find the damaged motorbike on the side of the road. Nearby rescue staff found the body of Mr. Nithikorn Jansakun, 22, from Paklok. He had suffered severe head injuries. His body was taken to local hospital.

No witnesses were found at the scene. At this stage, Thalang police believe that the driver lost control of his vehicle before crashing into the footpath and the power pole. He was not wearing a motorcycle helmet.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.