An intoxicated Canadian motorist on Friday morning caused a fatal car accident with a baht-bus at the Loma roundabout in North Pattaya, according to police. All twelve people involved in the accident were later transported to hospital, one Thai woman later dying of her injuries.
Pattaya, the 10th of September 2010 [PDN]: At approximately 4:00am on Friday, Lieutenant Chaliew Bunkhum (Pattaya Police Investigator) was notified of a severe car accident at the Loma roundabout in North Pattaya. At team of officers along with emergency response and rescue teams were dispatched to the incident to investigate.
At the scene, Pattaya Beach Road just off the Loma roundabout, officers observed the two involved vehicles, a blue Isuzu baht-bus and black Nissan frontier, positioned on the roadside in severely damaged states.
Pattaya Daily News