Phuket motorbike speedster hits palm tree at high speed, dies

PUBLISHED ON TUE, APR 18, 2017 4:09 AM

Phuket motorbike speedster hits palm tree at high speed, dies

Eakkapop Thongtub



The man's motorbike was some 50 metres from where the man was left lying on the road. Photo: Eakkapop Thongtub


PHUKET: -- An unidentified young man speeding on the Thepsrisin Bridge, on the outskirts of Phuket Town near Saphan Hin, has died in hospital from serious injuries sustained when his motorbike collided with a palm tree at high speed at about 1pm April 17.


Lt Phatcharee Wongboon of the Wichit Police Station together with Kusoldharm rescue workers arrived at the crash scene to find the young man lying unconscious on the road, bleeding profusely.


His motorbike, a red Yamaha M-Slaz 150, was lying on the road some 50 meters away.


About 25 meters away from the man was part of a broken palm tree with fragments of motorcycle scattered on the road.


Rescue workers performed CPR while speeding the young man to Vachira Phuket Hospital in Phuket Town, where doctors later pronounced the man dead from his injuries.


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-- © Copyright Phuket News 2017-04-18
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