Briton and Thai die in road crash
PHUKET: A British man on a motorcycle and a Thai pedestrian both died after the bike struck the pedestrian early Friday at the entrance to Moo Baan Anupas Manorom, on Chao Fa Nok Rd. Police named the men as Kenneth Patrick Ford, 24, and Soonthon Sripudtong, 40, from Phatthalung. Pol Maj Songwut Khunjun of the Phuket Town Police Station told the Gazette that when he arrived at the scene at about 1:30 am he found both men lying in the road, along with Mr Ford’s motorcycle. The two were taken immediately to Wachira Phuket Hospital, but both subsequently died from head injuries.
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