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A 73 yr outdated Swiss cyclist, was tragically killed in a hit-and-run accident on Sukhumvit Highway, in the Sattahip district of Chon Buri, late on Sunday night time.

The native police acquired a report of the incident round 11.30pm, close to the neighborhood of tambon Na Jomtien. On arrival, they discovered the senior cyclist in an unconscious state, however makes an attempt at resuscitation proved futile, reported Bangkok Submit.

The severity of the accidents sustained by the cyclist was alarming, with vital hurt inflicted on his head and the appropriate aspect of his physique. Close by, his black bicycle lay ruined, a testomony to the horrific incident.

Eyewitness accounts supplied to the police indicated the involvement of a dashing automobile in the accident. The unidentified car reportedly struck the cyclist, slowed down momentarily, after which sped off, leaving the scene.

The police are presently conducting investigations into the matter whereas the sufferer’s id stays undisclosed, awaiting the notification of his subsequent of kin.

An analogous accident was reported a few days in the past. Huay Yai Provincial Police Station promptly responded to a different street accident alongside the Sattahip – Korat street in Bang Lamung district, Chon Buri.

Upon their arrival, officers found the physique of a international particular person, suspected to be an expatriate resident, submerged in a close-by watercourse. Preliminary assessments indicated that the sufferer, aged roughly between 60 to 70 years outdated, had suffered a deadly neck harm.

Near the scene, a broken bicycle and a black pickup truck had been discovered, suggesting a collision had taken place. The driving force of the pickup truck, recognized as Samreang Unan, confessed to colliding with the cyclist, later recognized as Win Scherrenberg, alleging the cyclist had abruptly modified lanes.

Regardless of concerted efforts, authorities had been unable to find out the sufferer’s nationality. With the absence of CCTV footage, the investigation closely relied on eyewitness accounts and bodily proof.

Consulates had been enlisted to assist in confirming the sufferer’s id and providing additional assist in the continued investigation.

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