Pakistani expat killed in Kathu crash

PHUKET: A Pakistani expat was killed Thursday evening after he was run over by a 6-wheeled truck in Kathu.

Aamir Hussain, 43, crashed his motorbike near the Thung Thong Police Station at about 4pm, confirmed Capt Wattanathorn Bamroongthin of the Thung Thong Police.

“Witnesses said that Mr Hussain lost control of his bike and crashed, after which he was immediately run over by the truck,” Capt Wattanathorn said.

Mr Hussain was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. However, one was found with his bike.

Police have yet to charge truck driver Date Kampaha, 38, as they are still investigating the incident.

— Chutharat Plerin

Phuket News

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