A woman riding from Chiang Mai to Hat Yai for charity was hit by a car while riding through Nakhon Pathom in central Thailand Dec. 11.
Mrs. Piyanuch Sornprasit, 53 was hit by a pickup truck as she was riding along Petchkasem Road in Mueang District.
Video of the accident (below – warning, it is disturbing) shows the Isuzu pickup truck veering across the road into Mrs. Sornprasit, who is flung over the vehicle and into its tray.
The driver – Mr. Pongthong Sangthong, 28 is believed to have fallen asleep behind wheel.
Police have charged him with negligent driving causing serious injury although with Mrs. Sornprasit in a coma, that could be upgraded to a charge involving death.