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Girl, 8, Orphaned When Pickup Hits Motorbike Near Pattaya

Girl 8 Orphaned when parents killed in motorbike accident pattaya thailand
None of the three people on the motorbike were wearing helmets.

An 8-year-old girl was orphaned when a pickup truck hit a motorbike outsie Pattaya, injuring her and killing her parents.

None of the three people on the bike were wearing a helmet.

Prawit Thongtanon, 24, claimed the motorbike cut off his Chevrolet truck around 1:30 a.m. Nov. 27 on Sukhumvit Road at Banglamung Soi 12. Driving home from the Pattaya Fireworks Festival, he was unable to brake in time.

The girl was hospitalized and her parents taken to the morgue. Police are investigating.

This story appears in the Pattaya Mail, a Bangkok Herald partner.