Pattaya, the 30th of June 2010 [PDN]: At approximately 3:30pm on Wednesday, Captain Ekkachai Moonlee (Sattahip Police Investigator) was notified of a fatal motorbike accident at the 165km mark along the Sukhumvit Road. A team of investigative officers and members from the Sawang Rodjanatham Foundation were immediately dispatched to the scene.
At the scene, opposite the military training barracks in Bang Saray, officers discovered the deceased lying on the roadside next to his severally damaged Yamaha Spark motorbike. The man, later identified as Mr. Thongyun Phalaphon  a local lottery salesman, had died on impact with the road suffering from a fractured skull and broken neck.
Nearby officers confronted a Miss Manatsawin Ketthong , the driver of the bronze Toyota Vios which collided with the deceased. In a state of shock, she explained that she had been driving along the Sukhumvit Road at speed when Mr. Phalaphon had come out of the military barracks in order to cross the main road. Miss Ketthong pleaded that she did not have enough time to stop in order to avoid the accident.
Several witnesses to the incident have been asked to provide statements regarding the incident, whilst Miss Ketthong has been arrested. A charge of negligent/careless driving causing death is expected to be placed against Miss Ketthong pending the conclusion of police investigations.