Chiang Mai man fights for life following horrific crash in Ayutthaya

A man from Chiang Mai is fighting for life and a woman from Phayao has died after the car they were traveling in smashed into tree at high speed in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province last night (Aug. 15).

The man, identified as Mr. Panichatatanalai, 29 from Moo 9 Wiang, Fang was driving the vehicle at around 10 p.m. when he lost control, clipped a barrier before slamming the vehicle into the tree leaving very little of it left.

The deceased, the passenger in the car, was named as Miss Sudorn Sombat Sombat, 25 from Ban Muang, Chiang Muan District, Phayao and is believed to have died on impact.

According to reports, the stretch of road where the accident occurred is known to be dangerous due to motorists come down a hill at high speed.