Woman riding from Chiang Mai to Hat Yai for charity hit by car in Nakhon Pathom

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.

Photo: Banmuang