A bull elephant flees after ramming into a German male, 69, who was biking along a path near the Pattaya Elephant Town in Bang Lamung district, Chon Buri, on Saturday early morning. (Picture by Chaiyot Pupattanapong)

CHON BURI: A German bicyclist sustained severe leg injuries when a young bull elephant charged at him on a regional roadway near an elephant town in Pattaya beach town on Saturday early morning.

Rescue employees hurrying to the scene discovered the German traveler, recognized later on as HansDieter Sherding, 69, lying near the roadway along a sporadic forest on Soi Nong Mai Kaen in tambon Nong Prue, stated a team member of the Sawangboriboon Thammasathan rescue structure.

The hurt traveler was offered very first help prior to being sent out to Bang Lamung Medical Facility.

Witness Boonsom Thongrod, 47, staff member of Pattaya elephant town, stated the hurt male rode along this path every early morning. On Saturday, while the German male was riding in the location, elephant Phlai Kham Khun, 38, appeared near him.

Elephant Phlai Kham Khoon, 38, runs away after assaulting a German male biking a bike near an elephant town in Pattaya on Saturday early morning. (Picture by Chaiyot Pupattanapong)

Mr Boonsom stated he and other individuals informed the immigrant to keep away from the jumbo, however the male kept seeing it. All of a sudden, the elephant charged at him. Its tusk tore into the male’s left leg, triggering severe injuries.

The elephant’s mahout, recognized just as Bird, 40, stated he purchased Phlai Kham Khun in Sukhothai last month for 1 million baht to reveal it to travelers at the elephant town last month. Prior to the attack, he took the elephant for a bath prior to revealing it to travelers, however the jumbo fled and was later on discovered assaulting the German male.

Vet Padej Siridamrong, of Noen Phlap Wan Animal Medical facility, went to the scene to assist the mahout and other team member at the elephant town to capture the getting away jumbo. They later on shot transquiliser darts at it and the veterinarian would check out what drove the animal to assault the German male.

A German male, 69, continual severe injuries to his left leg following an elephant attack. (Picture by Chaiyot Pupattanapong)

The hurt male is required to Bang Lamung Medical Facility. (Picture by Chaiyot Pupattanapong)

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