(8 February) A student was killed in a car accident in Pathum Thani province following a race with other students.
The deceased was identified as Mr. Suthikiate Sibua, 26, a student from Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi. His body was thrown out of the vehicle due to the impact of the crash.
The incident took place at a road curve on Rangsit-Pathum Thani Road in Mueang district.
According to the police, 5 other students from the same university were also severely injured after the two vehicles collided. Injured victims were transported to Krung Siam St. Carlos Hospital.
Suan Prik Thai Police stated that the group of students engaged in a street racing before they eventually lost the control of their vehicles. However, it is still unclear who drove the vehicles during the time of the incident, police said.
The investigation is ongoing.
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