Connect with us

Phuket

Big Bike rider dies in Phuket road accident

Thaiger

Published

 on 

image
image

PHOTO: Kjnine999 / Newshawk Phuket

A motorbike rider died in a road accident in Kathu early this morning (September 21).

Rescue workers were notified about the accident on Phra Phuket Kaew Road, heading from Kathu to Patong near the Bang Chak gas station at 2.10am.

Rescue workers arrived at the scene to find the body of a man who was later identified as 40 year old Ram Tanyot from Petchaboon. He was still wearing his helmet. A red Ducati ‘big bike’ was found nearby. His body was taken to Vachira Phuket Hospital.

Witnesses say he lost control of the bike at a slow curve in the road. Police are investigating the accident and will check CCTV footage from nearby shops. Driving conditions were ‘good’ at the time of the incident, according to police.

 

Get more from The Thaiger

📱 Download our app on Android or iOS
👋 Have your say on our Thailand forum
🔔 Subscribe to our daily newsletter
📺 Subscribe / Join for daily shows
👍 Like/Follow us on Facebook
🐦 FOLLOW us on Twitter
📷 FOLLOW us on Instagram

image

Join the conversation and have your say on Thailand news published on The Thaiger.

Thaiger Talk is our new Thaiger Community where you can join the discussion on everything happening in Thailand right now.

Please note that articles are not posted to the forum instantly and can take up to 20 min before being visible. Click for more information and the Thaiger Talk Guidelines.

Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

If you have story ideas, a restaurant to review, an event to cover or an issue to discuss, contact The Thaiger editorial staff.

Follow Thaiger by email:

Thailand3 mins ago

CCSA criticises newspaper’s ‘hunt for Africans’ story, clarifies efforts to track travellers

Thailand14 mins ago

Searching for travellers, optimistic projection, Thai pajamas | Thaiger Bites | Ep.73

Chon Buri3 hours ago

Baby elephant rescued after being shot in the shoulder while leg caught in trap

Sponsored2 days ago

Hungry Hub Bangkok Rooftop Festival 2021

advertiseadvertise
Coronavirus World3 hours ago

US introduces new restrictions for international arrivals from Monday

Crime3 hours ago

Junior police officer facing attempted murder for allegedly shooting at a Bangkok bus

Coronavirus World4 hours ago

AirAsia boss accuses governments of overreacting to Omicron threat

image
Join the conversation on the Thaiger Talk forums today!
World4 hours ago

5 Omicron cases reported in South Korea

Coronavirus World4 hours ago

No vaccine, no entry: Germany gets tough on those who refuse to get vaccinated

Video5 hours ago

Thailand Top Stories | ‘Overreaction’ to Omicron, trillion Baht boost for Thailand | Dec 3

Thailand5 hours ago

Alcohol restrictions ease, Events in Thailand, High speed railways | Good Morning Thailand | Ep.145

Coronavirus (Covid-19)5 hours ago

Lockdown not on the cards, but re-opening nightlife may be postponed: PM

South20 hours ago

Soldier suspended from duty after allegedly killing a woman in Narathiwat

Southeast Asia20 hours ago

Myanmar junta criticises UN’s decision for denying its envoy

Thailand20 hours ago

Thailand News Today | High alert for Omicron, Foreign investment troubles for Thailand | Dec 2

Pattaya21 hours ago

Police arrest man for allegedly attacking and robbing a Russian woman in Pattaya

Thailand3 months ago

Morning Top Stories Thailand | Police to end protests, Human Trafficking | September 14

Thailand9 months ago

Thailand News Today | Thai Airways in rehab, All go for Songkran | March 4

Tourism9 months ago

Phuket’s nightlife. Yes, bars and clubs are still open | VIDEO

Phuket9 months ago

Thailand News Today | Covid passport talks, Thai Airways heads to court | March 2

Tourism9 months ago

Phuket Thai food treats you need to try | VIDEO

Thailand9 months ago

Thailand News Today | Bars, pubs and restaurants ‘sort of’ back to normal | Feb 23

Tourism9 months ago

In search of Cat & Dog Cafés in Phuket Town | VIDEO

Thailand11 months ago

Thailand News Today | Gambling crackdown, Seafood market to reopen, Vlogger challenge | Jan 21

Thailand11 months ago

Thailand News Today | Covid testing for visas, Business impact, Vaccine approval | January 19

Thailand11 months ago

Thailand News Today | Weekend Bangkok bombs, Thailand fires, Covid update | January 18

Thailand11 months ago

Thailand News Today | Stray car on runway, Indonesian quake, 300 baht tourist fee | January 15

Thailand11 months ago

Thailand News Today | Governor off respirator, sex-trafficking arrest, condo prices falling | January 14

Thailand11 months ago

Thailand News Today | Chinese vaccine, Thailand ‘drug hub’, Covid update | January 13

Thailand11 months ago

Thailand News Today | Bangkok may ease restrictions, Phuket bar curfew, Vaccine roll out | January 12

Thailand11 months ago

Thailand News Today | Covid latest, Cockfights closed down, Bryde’s Whale beached | January 11

Trending