Chinese Pedestrian Dies after Motorbike Crash in Rawai

Rawai –

A 58-year-old Chinese Pedestrian died after being crashed into by a motorbike in Rawai on Friday night (June 7th).

The Chalong Police were notified of the accident at 7:30 P.M. on Wiset Road opposite a gas station in Rawai. Emergency responders and the Phuket Express arrived at the scene. The damaged motorbike was found on the road. The rider, identified only as Mr. Detnarong, 30, and his passenger Ms. Natthakarn, 31 had sustained several injuries. They were taken to a nearby hospital.

The pedestrian, a 58-year-old female Chinese National had sustained severe injuries and was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital (The Phuket Express is withholding her name). Witnesses told police that the Chinese tourist was crossing the road when the motorbike rider hit her. The Chalong Police are continuing their investigation for consideration of further legal action.

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.