Rider Dies After Motorbike Collides With Truck in Rawai

Rawai –

A rider has been pronounced dead after their motorbike collided with a truck in Rawai, Mueang Phuket.

Emergency responders were notified of the accident at 10:50 A.M. on Thursday (March 23rd) on Rawai Beach Road.

They and the Phuket Express arrived at the scene to find the unidentified male motorbike rider. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Nearby the first responders found his damaged motorbike.

The victim’s body was taken to a local hospital and the truck and the driver Mr. Samam Kontha, 58, from Sa Kaeo were interviewed at the scene.

CCTV footage from the Rawai Municipality shows that the truck was coming from the opposite lane before colliding with the motorbike.

The truck then tragically ran over the motorbike rider. However, the Chalong Police are continuing their investigation for further potential legal action.


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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.