Phuket roads claim another victim

PHUKET: A motorcyclist died early this morning after his motorbike collided head-on with a pickup truck on Chao Fa East Rd in Chalong.

Police identified the deceased as Chaiya Choatang, 29, originally from Takua Tung District in Phang Nga.

Mr Chaiya’s motorbike collided with the pick-up, truck driven by Chalong resident Kitti Lukchan, at about 3:30am.

Driving southbound at the time of the crash, Mr Chaiya is thought to have died instantly from a broken neck.

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A full-face motorcycle crash helmet was found at the crash scene.

Mr Chaiya’s remains were taken to Vachira Phuket Hospital where they will be kept until claimed by relatives.

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