A 58 year old tourist from Kazakhstan has lost his leg in a collision with a pickup truck in Pattaya.
The Thai driver of the pickup told police that the tourist on a PCX motorcycle suddenly cut in front of him attempting to make a turn into a soi, resulting in a collision.
The Sawang Boriboon foundation medics treated Vsevolod Yun from Kazakhstan before rushing him to hospital. His right leg had become amputated as a result of the crash.
The incident occurred on Sukhumvit Road heading towards Chon Buri at the Soi Khao Talo intersection.
The Vigo driver , 55 year old Mongkhon Chupetch says he was unable to brake in time when the motorcyclist suddenly cut in front of him to head down a soi at the intersection.
Police are studying CCTV to verify the cause of the incident. They say that both vehicles had Chonburi number plates.