One dead in accident involving two motorcycles in San Pa Tong

One person has died and another injured in a collision between two motorcycles today (Sept. 12) on Chiang Mai – Hod Road (Highway 108) in San Pa Tong.

The accident occurred at 8 a.m. when one motorcyclist pulled out in front of another who was traveling down the highway at speed.

A school bus that also on the road was described as also suffering from minor injuries as one of the bikes struck it after the collision.

The deceased has not be named but is described as a male, 25-30 years of age with a Chiang Mai registered bike. The woman on the other motorcycle was taken to hospital.

The body of the unnamed man was taken to hospital for autopsy before being released for funeral rites. Police are investigating the accident to see if charges should be laid.