Couple die in bike smash

CHALONG: An American visitor from Bangkok and her partner have died in a motorbike accident at Chalong.

Mary Susan Crosland, 52, and Cha Paen Anukul, also 52, were killed around 10 am on Tuesday, when the motorbike K. Cha was driving, with Ms Crosland riding behind, failed to take a curve near Chao Fa Thani village.

The couple lived in Bangkok and were visiting Phuket on holiday.

Pol Capt Wichan Suwannasit of Chalong Police Station told the Gazette both had died at the scene from broken necks.

Both bodies are at Wachira Phuket Hospital. Ms Crosland’s relatives are due in Phuket shortly to collect her body. Police are still trying to contact K. Cha’s family.

Phuket News

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