65-year-old man dead in Phrae motorcycle accident

A 65-year-old man has died after the motorcycle he was on was struck by a vehicle in Phrae yesterday, Jan. 24.

The accident happened on Phahonyothin Road (Highway 1) in Mueang Phrae.

The victim, Mr. Wit Chiangthong from Rong Kwang District, Phrae was struck by a Toyota Fortuner being driven by Mr. Winu Thumma, 36 from Phichit Province.

Mr. Thumma claimed that he was driving home after visiting Chiang Rai when the motorcycle swerved in front of him.

Police are said to be investigating.