Young driver dies after motorbike crash near bridge in Phuket Town

Phuket –

A young driver has been pronounced dead at the scene after a motorbike crash near a bridge in Phuket Town yesterday morning (August 29th).

The Phuket City Police were notified of the accident at 1:50 A.M. near the Thep Srisin Bridge on Thep Srisin Road in the Talad Nuea sub-district in Mueang Phuket district.

Emergency responders arrived at the scene to find the body of Mr. Win, last name withheld by law enforcement, 19, at the power pole on the side of the road near a bridge. Nearby, the rescue workers found the damaged Honda 150cc on the road. His body was taken to the Vachira Hospital.

At this stage, police believe that the driver was driving at high speed before losing control of the vehicle and crashing into a footpath and a power pole. However, police are checking CCTV footage to find the exact cause of the accident.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.