By The Nation
Police said the accident happened at 7am on South Pattaya Road in front of the Tuk Com computer shopping mall.
The pickup, driven by Akkaradej Udomrat, 44, suddenly veered out of its lane and collided with a line of motorcycles on the opposite side of the road. Two motorcyclists died at the scene while 15 others were injured.
Pol Lt Col Suwat Chotechuang, traffic inspector at Pattaya police station, said Akkaradej had tested negative to alcohol use. Akkaradej himself said he had lost control of his vehicle after suffering an epileptic seizure.