Garland-vending “Spiderman” praised for helping accident victim

Netizens are full of praise for a garland vendor � in the costume of American superhero Spiderman � who rushed to help a motorcyclist hit by a pick-up truck at an intersection in Phetchaburi’s Tha Yang district on Sept 3.

A video clip of the accident went viral, drawing praise from netizens.

In the accident which occurred on Sept 3, when a motorcycle, which was running on the far left lane, switched suddenly to the right, it was hit by a white pick-up truck which was running at a high speed on receiving the green light at the intersection.

The motorcycle rider was sent by the impact lying unconscious in the middle of the road. He was seriously hurt.

The garland vendor in the Spiderman costume, whose name is Wasant Ketsuwan, rushed to the middle of the road to stop other vehicles from running over the victim.

The clip was post on Facebook page of Tha Yang police station, and later went viral.

Mr Wasant is a former Likay (Thai drama) performer, who has turned to be a garland vendor. He likes go in the costumes of varius superheroes. On that day, he was in the Spiderman suit.

Some of Mr Wasant’s photos posted by motorists who found him selling garland at Tha Yang intersection.

Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS)


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