One dead in horror crash between van and pickup truck in Lamphun

One man has died in a collision between a van and pickup truck in Lamphun early this morning, Jan. 30.

The accident occurred on Beck-Techno Road in Makhuea Chae, Mueang Lamphun at around 1:05 a.m.

The deceased, Mr. Worachat Khiewchansueng, 38 was the driver of the van with the accident occurring 600 meters away from his house.

Rescue workers had to use jaws of life to cut into the van to get to Mr. Khiewchansueng.

The accident occurred when the driver of the pickup truck, named only as “Mr. Tee” from Saraphi who was driving to a Wat in Ban Thi fell asleep behind the wheel or as Thai language media reported it – “became sleepy.”

Police are said to be investigating.