Phuket boy, 15, and mum survive motorbike slam into back of 10-wheeler

PUBLISHED ON FRI, APR 21, 2017 9:26 AM

Phuket boy, 15, and mum survive motorbike slam into back of 10-wheeler

Eakkapop Thongtub



Rescue workers arrived to find Andaman, 15, and his mum Ms Prapa, 42 – and their motorbike – all jammed under the truck. Photo: Eakkapop Thongtub


PHUKET: -- A 15-year-old youth and his mother escaped serious injury earlier today (April 20) after the youth fell asleep while driving the motorbike, which slammed into the back of a 10-wheeled truck parked by the side of the road.


Police were called to the scene, in front of Wat Srisoonthorn (Wat Lipon) on Thepkrasattri Rd, at 2:30pm.


Thalang Police and rescue workers arrived to find a Yamaha Fino jammed under the truck.


Also jammed under the truck were 15-year-old Andaman Tunpeuan and his mum, Prapa Chumak, 42.


Standing by beside the truck was its driver, Sunya Paenson, 42.


“I delivered goods to a customer near Super Cheap in Rassada this morning and I after I made the delivery I started to fall asleep at the wheel, so I pulled over to take a nap. That was at about 8-9am,” Mr Sunya told police.


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