15-year-old student dies after riding into light pole in Doi Saket

A 15-year-old student died after riding into a light pole at speed in Doi Saket last night, Dec. 31.

The accident occurred on Chiang Mai – Chiang Rai Road (Highway 118) near the Khi Lek Road u-turn in Choeng Doi at 11:45 p.m.

The deceased, who hasn’t been named in reports but was described as a Grade 4 student at Choeng Doi School is believed to have been riding at high speed and has subsequently lost control of the motorcycle he was on. He also wasn’t wearing a helmet.

The body was taken to Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital for an autopsy before being released to family members for funeral rites.

Photo: Chiang Mai News