Two French Men Die after a Motorbike Accident in Thalang, Phuket

Thalang –

Two French men have been pronounced dead at the scene after their motorbike crashes into a power pole in Paklok on Friday morning (May 24th).

The Thalang Police were notified of the accident at 4:40 A.M. on the Monument – Paklok Road. They and the Phuket Express arrived at the scene to find the damaged motorbike on the roadside.

At the power pole in the middle of the road they found the body of Mr. Alexander, 41, French national, bleeding heavily. Nearby they found another body, Mr. Michael, 39, also a French national. His helmet was still covering his head but he had suffered severe life-threatening wounds to his legs which took his life.

The Thalang Police told the Phuket Express that the two French men were heading to their accommodation. When they arrived at a curve, the motorbike driver lost control at high speed and the motorbike crashed into a central reservation.

The last names of the men were withheld pending contact of their families and embassy and funeral arrangements.

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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.