One dead as car hits motorcycle in Doi Saket

One person has died after a car slammed into a motorcycle in Doi Saket yesterday, May 6.

The accident happened near the entrance to Mae Dok Dang on Chiang Mai – Chiang Rai Road (Highway 118) in Choeng Doi at around 5:30 p.m.

It’s believed that the deceased man, Mr. Somchit Sichok, 54 from Chiang Dao, has attempted to cut across the road to get to the village and in doing so has driven in front of the car without looking.

Police are reported to have detained the driver of the vehicle so as to further investigate the cause of the accident.

The body was transported to Doi Saket Hospital for an autopsy.