One killed, six injured in two Ayutthaya accidents

One killed, six injured in two Ayutthaya accidents

Rescue workers help drivers and passengers of a car and a motorcycle after their collision in Nakhon Luang district in Ayutthaya on Saturday night. (Photo by Ayutthaya rescue unit)
Rescue workers help drivers and passengers of a car and a motorcycle after their collision in Nakhon Luang district in Ayutthaya on Saturday night. (Photo by Ayutthaya rescue unit)

AYUTTHAYA: A man was killed and six people injured in two separate accidents in this central province on Saturday night, police said.

Both accidents took place at about 9pm. One occurred when two pick-ups -- a Toyota Vigo and an Isuzu D-Max -- collided head-on near Wat Tan-en intersection on Bang Pahan-Lop Buri road in Bang Pahan district. The drivers of the two vehicles -- Pitsanu Klinnasak, 29, and Wichai Phutthasatsaeng, 50 -- were seriously injured and admitted to Bang Pahan Hospital. Pitsanu was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital.

In the other accident, a car collided head-on with a motorcycle on Ayutthaya-Nakhon Luang road in Nakhon Luang district.

Three people in the car -- the driver, Surapot Suchantra, 29, a boy, 10, and a girl aged 2 -- were slightly injured. Supakorn Suksalee, the 16-year-old motorcycle driver, and his pillion rider, 19-year-old woman Thanitha Menrum, were admitted to Somdej Phra Sangkharat Hospital in Nakhon Luang district with serious injuries.

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