One dead as pickup truck hits tree stump in Lampang

One person has died and another injured after a pickup truck ran off the road at hit a tree stump in Lampang yesterday, March 5.

The accident happened on Phahonyothin Road (Highway 1) between the 632-633 Kilometer markers in Mae Thot, Thoen at around 3:30 p.m.

According to Thai language media reports, a couple were driving along the highway when the car somehow lost control, ended up in the median strip then subsequently hit a tree stump.

The deceased was named as Mrs. Piyathida Si while the driver, Mr. Boonchai Si, was described as having “moderate injuries.”

Police are said to be investigating.