Driver dies after motorbike crash in Thalang

PHOTO: Sri Soonthorn rescue team

Thalang –

A driver died after a motorbike crash in Thalang after midnight today (August 24th).

Emergency responders were notified of the accident at 0:10 A.M. on Thep Kasattri Road southbound in Sri Soonthorn sub-district.

They arrived at the scene to find the body of Mr. Detchapon Jitsanoa, 40 who was a civil defense volunteer. A broken helmet was found nearby. A footpath and a power pole nearby were also damaged.

Witnesses told police that the motorbike rider had lost control of his vehicle before crashing into a footpath and power pole. Police are continuing their investigation to find the exact cause of the accident.

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Goong 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 three years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and Chonburi, 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.