One dead as pickup truck hits pedestrian in Nan

An elderly man has died after he was struck by a pickup truck in Nan yesterday, April 28.

The accident happened on Nan – Santi Suk Road in Moo 6 Du Phong, Santi Suk at around 11:55 a.m.

According to reports, the driver of the pickup truck, Ms. Achiraya Sittichan, 40, came around a corner on a downhill section of the road when she spotted Mr. Muen Muen Kham, 79 crossing the road.

She attempted to avoid hitting Mr. Kham but failed to do so, running off the road and into some shop stands in the process.

Police are said to be investigating as to whether Ms. Sittichan was driving in a negligent manner.