Ukrainian Man Seriously Injured after a Taxi Crashed into His Motorbike at a Phuket Intersection – VIDEO

Phuket –

A male Ukrainian has sustained severe injuries after his big bike was crashed into by a taxi at an intersection in Rassada, Mueang Phuket.

Emergency responders were notified of the accident at 4:30 P.M. on Tuesday (December 19th) at an intersection near the Tesco Lotus Samkong.

They arrived at the scene to find the foreign motorbike rider. He had sustained severe injuries and he was rushed to a nearby hospital. Nearby, first responders found the damaged big bike and taxi car. The male rider was later identified as a 28-year-old Ukrainian man, but his name was withheld.

A dash cam video of a car behind the accident shows that the motorbike was stopped at the red light at the intersection. When the light just turned green, the big bike started heading straight and the taxi car hit the big bike.

The Phuket City Police are continuing their investigation for further potential legal action. The taxi driver was not identified to the press.

Warning of graphic content in the CCTV footage video below.

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.