Mother, child killed in car-motorcycle crash

Mother, child killed in car-motorcycle crash

The car involved in the fatal crash with a motorcycle that killed a mother and her 19-month-old son in Muang district of Nakhon Si Thammarat on Wednesday morning. (Photo by Nujaree Raekrun)
The car involved in the fatal crash with a motorcycle that killed a mother and her 19-month-old son in Muang district of Nakhon Si Thammarat on Wednesday morning. (Photo by Nujaree Raekrun)

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT: A woman and her 19-month-old son were killed when their motorcycle was hit by a car at an intersection in Muang district on Wednesday morning, police said.

The accident occurred about 8am near a three-way junction on Therdphrakiat road.

Police said motorcyclist Supanrat Srisawang, 38, was turning right at the junction into Therdphrakiat road, heading for Nakhon Si Thammarat town, and cut in front of an oncoming car.

She was seriously injured. Her son, Kongpop Tuankupong, aged one year and seven months,  was sitting in front of her. He suffered a broken neck and head injuries.

Supanrat was rushed to Maharat Nakhon Si Thammarat Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The car driver, Warissara Srisawang, 32, a clerk at a school in Pak Phanang district, surrendered to police after the accident.


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