Seven injured, one dead in Phayao pickup truck accident

Six people have been injured and one person has died after a pickup truck carrying workers overturned in Phayao yesterday, Jan. 17.

The accident happened in Moo 8 Huai Khao Kam, Chun District at around 5:25 p.m.

According to reports, the driver of the pickup truck, from Chiang Mai, was attempting to overtake a vehicle when another vehicle pulled out, causing a collision that led to the pickup truck flipping onto its side.

The deceased man was named as Mr. Manop Sangthong from Mae On District, Chiang Mai while the injured men were also contractors from various parts of Chiang Mai.

At least some of those injured are described as being in a serious condition.