Motorbike Rider Dies after Getting Stuck Under a Minivan in Kata – VIDEO

Kata –

A motorbike rider has died after he became stuck under a minivan in Kata.

Emergency responders were notified of the accident on Thursday (December 7th) at 6:00 P.M. on the Patak Road in Kata, Mueang Phuket. They arrived at the scene to find the motorbike rider under the minivan on the road. The damaged motorbike was found nearby.

The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation were called to the scene to lift the minivan up. The motorbike rider was then pulled out from under the minivan. The rider, identified by police only as Mr. Chalermphon, 28, from Trang, was later pronounced dead.

CCTV footage nearby shows that there was a white pickup truck in the middle of the road. The pickup truck was crossing the road when the motorbike rider was unable to stop. The motorbike rider lost control, veering into the opposite lane before the rider was thrown under the minivan and was run over.

The Chalong Police are continuing their investigation to find the exact cause of accident for possible legal action.

Warning of graphic content in the CCTV footage video below.

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.