One dead as motorbike slams Phuket underpass barrier, sends riders airborne

PUBLISHED ON MON, JUL 17, 2017 11:12 AM

One dead as motorbike slams Phuket underpass barrier, sends riders airborne

Eakkapop Thongtub

 

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The man who survived the accident is believed to have lain among at the tunnel construction site for hours before being noticed. Photo: Eakkapop Thongthub

 

PHUKET: -- One man has died and another remains in hospital after the motorbike they were riding slammed into a barrier at the construction site of the Chalong underpass early yesterday morning (July 16).

 

A worker at the site called Chalong Police at 7:30am to report two men and a wrecked motorbike among the construction materials in the under-construction exit ramp no the north side of Chalong Circle.

 

Maj Thada Sodarak of the Chalong Police arrived at the scene with rescue workers to find a Honda Wave motorbike, registered in Chiang Mai, and the body of one man named by police as Somchart Kaewkham, 25, from Udon Thani, at the site.

 

Full story: http://www.thephuketnews.com/one-dead-as-motorbike-slams-phuket-underpass-barrier-sends-riders-airborne-63050.php

 
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