Famous French Motorbike Racer Injured After Motorbike Crash in Phuket

Phuket –

A famous French motorbike racer has sustained injuries after he collided his motorbike with a Russian rider.

Emergency responders were notified of the accident on Wednesday (April 12th) on Kamala – Surin Beach Road. They arrived at the scene to find two damaged motorbikes. The two injured people were identified as MR. ERIC TEBOUL, French national, and MR. OLEG AFANASENKO, Russian national. MR. ERIC TEBOUL had broken his ankle.

Witnesses told The Phuket Express that the Russian motorbike rider had lost control at a curve, swerving into the other lane before the crash.

The Kamala Police has conducted alcohol breath tests on both riders and none of them was found with alcohol in their system.

ERIC TEBOUL is a famous French motorbike racer. He is a top motorbike racer who had broken many racing records, according to other Thai media.

He will seek medical treatment for his ankle injury and is expected to make a full recovery.


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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.