Two Hungarians killed and a Japanese seriously injured in fatal collision in central Bangkok
Two Hungarians were killed and a Japanese seriously injured in a road accident involving a passenger van and a big bike on Rajdamri Road in Pathumwan district of Bangkok late Monday night.
The van driver, 57-year-old Permsak Yainoi, who escaped injury reportedly told Lumpini police that he was driving his Japanese boss, 36-year-old Tatsiro Takaoka, back to his apartment in Soi Mahatlek 2, Rajdamri road, at about 10.30 pm on Monday night. As he was making a right turn into Soi Mahatlek 2 when a motorcycle suddenly rammed into the middle of the van, overturning the vehicle.
Rescue workers helped the Japanese passenger from the van and had him sent to Chulalongkorn Hospital. One of the two Hungarians, identified as Adam Balog, 30, was found dead at the scene. The other, 35-year-old Krisztian Bodrogi, was seriously injured and was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Police said that the two Hungarians worked at a hotel booking company and they appeared to be riding on the same big bike, a bronze BMW S 1000 XR.
Police said they had notified the Hungarian Embassy about the deaths of the two Hungarians so that they could contact the victim’s families back in Hungary.