Pak Klong Rangsit police were alerted to the accident on the Somsang road in Tambon Bang Poon in Muang district at 1.30am.
Narathorn Sonthi, 22, an engineering student of Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi was killed.
The truck also hit and slightly damaged a taxi, driven by Preecha Khunlarn, 45.
Preecha told police that he was driving behind a truck and its trailer hit a motorcycle, which was running beside it. The motorcycle fell and the driver was thrown and hit a concrete barrier. The truck sped off after the accident, Preecha added.
Some of Narathorn's friends who showed up at the scene were distraught. They said he had just finished his studies and was waiting for the commencement ceremony. He was now working as an engineering advisor for a construction firm.
Published : December 22, 2018
By : The Nation