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.

Pattaya Tourist Loses A Leg In Collision With Pickup
Pattaya Tourist Loses A Leg In Collision With Pickup

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.

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