Woman Dies After Motorbike Accident With Pickup Truck in Karon-Video


A female motorbike rider died after she was struck and swept under a pickup truck in Karon.

Emergency responders were notified of the accident on Tuesday (December 19th) on the Karon Beach Road in front of a popular hotel in Karon.

The first reasponders arrived at the scene to find the damaged white pickup truck on the road side. The driver, Mr. Phonprom Patlak, was waiting at the scene for authorities. Nearby, first responders found a damaged black motorbike. The body of a female motorbike rider was found face down and stuck under the pickup truck with multiple serious injuries. She was later identified by Karon police as Ms. Marisa Gaygiyae, Thai nationality.

CCTV footage nearby (Below) shows that the pickup truck driver, Phonprom, appeared to have lost control of his vehicle from the opposite lane before running into the motorbike driven by Ms. Marisa. The Karon Police are continuing their investigation for further potential 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.