Man dies after crashing into power pole in San Kamphaeng

A 41-year-old man has died after crashing into a power pole at speed in San Kamphaeng early this morning, Dec. 16.

The accident occurred in Ban Noi, Moo 11 Tambon San Kamphaeng in San Kamphaeng District at a 1 a.m.

There were no witnesses to the accident with locals hearing a loud crash before coming out to investigate to find the crash scene.

The deceased, Mr. Somchai Panjai from Moo 3 Tambon San Kamphaeng was found dead at the scene. He wasn’t wearing a helmet and likely died on impact with the power pole.

It’s believed that Mr. Panjai may have lost control of the motorcycle while riding at high speed or alternatively may have fallen asleep while riding.

The body was taken to Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital for an autopsy.

Photo: Chiang Mai News