A biker trying to save man’s best friend ended up killing himself and his dog when they fell off his motorcycle and was run over by a massive tractor-trailer near Pattaya.
Winai Chaiyasri 31, was crushed by the 22-wheeled big-rig on Highway 36 in Chonburi’s Nong Plalai Subdistrict after midnight. A dog he was holding also died.
Winai was the pillion passenger on the motorbike driven by 18-year-old Junlajuk Joomjanda, Not only were the two men on the bike, but they also were carrying two dogs and bags of personal property.
Nonetheless, Junlajuk was speeding along the highway Oct. 21 and tried to overtake the double-trailer APT Transport truck.
One dog freaked out over the engine noise and tried to jump off the motorbike. Winai tried to grab him and both human and canine fell directly in front of the monster truck, which ran over Winai’s head and body.
The original version of this story first appeared in the Pattaya Mail, a Bangkok Herald partner.