2 Russians killed, 2 critical in Phuket car crash
PHUKET: Two Russian nationals have been killed in a car crash early this morning, according to police. Two others are being treated in hospital with serious injuries.
Saturday 23 July 2011, 02:50AM
The accident occurred on highway 4020, about 500 metres from Central Festival.
A witness said the Toyota Vios driven by the group of Russians crashed side on with a telegraph pole. It was not clear what caused the driver to collide with the pole.
A female died instantly at the scene, and a man died later at Phuket International Hospital.
The other passengers, Fawaz Mubark and Alyna Klimoea, are still in Phuket International Hospital.
Police have not yet released the names of the two deceased.
It is not known whether the group were expats or tourists.