Young Russian Pedestrian Dies After Being Hit by a Pickup Truck in Rassada

Rassada –

In Rassada, a tragic incident occurred when a young Russian woman was fatally struck by a pickup truck as she crossed the Bypass Road.

At 2:17 A.M. on Monday (May 13th), the Phuket City Police received a report of the accident, which took place on the southbound lane of the Bypass Road (Chalerm Phrakiet Rama 9 Road) in Rassada. Emergency services and the Phuket Express were dispatched to the location near the Samkong Underpass entrance.

Upon arrival, authorities discovered a pickup truck on the roadway and, fifteen meters away, the body of a foreign woman, covered in blood. The victim was later identified as 23-year-old Ms. Karina Medvedeva, a Russian national.

According to witnesses, the pickup truck was traveling at a high velocity when Ms. Medvedeva suddenly stepped onto the road in front of the vehicle. The police are currently examining CCTV footage to determine the next steps for legal proceedings.

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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.