Cpt Gaisorn Bunpasopan, an investigator from Thalang Police, was notified of an accident on Srisoonthorn Rd at 12:30am today where it was reported one man had died and a second was injured when a motorbike collided with a pickup truck.
The accident happened about 800 metres away from Heroines Monument.
Police arrived at the scene with rescue workers to find the body of Myanmar national Ji, 26, lying in the road, and a second injured man lying nearby. Also nearby was a Bangkok registered red and black Honda Wave.
Cpt Gaisorn said that the driver of the pickup, Sompard kongtongkam, 21, told them that a motorbike with no headlights came from nowhere and collided with him, the driver died instantly. The pickup and motorbike were taken to Thalang Police Station while police investigate the incident, the body of Mr Ji, and the injured passenger were taken to Thalang Hospital.