THE PAVILIONS PHUKET BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, PHUKET
THE PAVILIONS PHUKET BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, PHUKET Kata Rocks
Login | Create Account Poll Currency Weather Facebook Youtube Search

Belgium man, 39, dies in high speed Phuket motorbike crash

PHUKET: A 39-year-old Belgium man died this morning after he crashed his motorbike at high speed in Rawai.

accidentsdeathpolicetransport
By Sirapisit Bunchoocheep

Thursday 19 July 2018, 04:32PM


Police and forensic officers inspect the scene of the accident on Viset Rd in Rawai. Photo: Screengrab via Chalong News

Police and forensic officers inspect the scene of the accident on Viset Rd in Rawai. Photo: Screengrab via Chalong News

Police have confirmed that no crash helmet was found at the scene.

At 6am today (July 19), Lt Col Thada Sodarak of the Chalong Police was notified that a man had died in a motorbike accident in front of the Chalong Underpass construction office on Viset Rd in Rawai.

Officers from the Chalong Police together with Forensic Police and Rawai Municipality rescue workers went to the scene to find a the body of a foreign man lying face down in the road. He was wearing an olive coloured T-shirt and grey trousers.

On the body police found a European driver’s licence, a Bank of Ayudhya ATM Card and a packet of cigarettes.

The man had sustained two wounds to the head, severe bruising on the left side of his body, wounds to his right knee and left leg. He was also bleeding heavily from the mouth and nose.

The man had a lotus flower tattoo on his left leg, a tattoo of two tigers on his back, and the word ‘Jupiler’ together with black bison tattooed on the right calf.

Police said that at the scene they found wheel prints in the grass verge at the side of the road and blood on the roadside barrier. A black ‘Stallions’ motorbike was found about 70 metres away from the body.

Zest Real Estate

No helmet was found at the scene, police said.

The body was taken to Vachira Phuket Hospital in Phuket Town.

Police said that the man was travelling from Rawai toward Chalong Circle at high speed when the accident occurred.

The area is notorious for serious accidents, they said.

Police are continuing with their investigation into the true cause of the accident.

The Embassy of Belgium in Thailand has informed.


The Phuket News is withholding the man’s name until his family have been informed.

 

 

Comment on this story

* Please login to comment. If you do not have an account please register below by simply entering a username, password and email address. You can still leave your comment below at the same time.

Comments Here:
Comments Left:
# Characters
Username:
Password:
E-mail:
Security:

Be the first to comment.

Have a news tip-off? Click here

 

Phuket community
Government clamps down on surging illegal Thai migration

140,000 illegal thai workers in Korea. Wow. Obviously thai Immigration should check better on depart...(Read More)


Phuket Opinion: Recalibrating the retirement visa

Talking about thai NIDAL Polls: In BP of 19 May an article that according a NIDAL poll 31.25% of th...(Read More)


Phuket Opinion: Recalibrating the retirement visa

Was there any NIDAL Poll, proving that retirees, with their 800,000 Baht deposit are more hospitalis...(Read More)


Phuket Opinion: Recalibrating the retirement visa

can he explain why retirees need to keep 800k in the bank? Probably has no idea about that,not his m...(Read More)


Mains water supply to be shut off near airport

Well done, PWA. You choose the most quiet hours at Phuket International Airport to shut of her water...(Read More)


Phuket Opinion: Recalibrating the retirement visa

My retirement visa is yearly from 15 September till 15 September. My International health insurance...(Read More)


Senior monks jailed for fraud

See the look on his face, no sign of feeling guilt or sorry. This was not a thai buddhist monk, but...(Read More)


Phuket Opinion: Recalibrating the retirement visa

They know full well it's the short stay tourists that are not paying their bills. I'm sure m...(Read More)


Phuket Opinion: Recalibrating the retirement visa

Good PN Opinion piece. This 'action' is very thai. ."First do something, think about d...(Read More)


Cabinet approves mandatory health insurance for long-stay visas

"No need to panic!" No, but on that web site are thai insurances only, just covering Thai...(Read More)