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Russian man, passenger die after motorbike hits power pole in Patong

Russian man, passenger die after motorbike hits power pole in Patong

PHUKET: A Russian man and his Thai passenger died before dawn on Saturday morning (May 27) after the motorbike they were riding hit a roadside power pole at the “Kalim Junction”, near the roundabout at the northern end of the Patong beach road.

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By Eakkapop Thongtub

Monday 29 May 2017, 11:39AM


The accident occurred near 'Kalim Junction', home to the 'Loma Fountain Roundabout', at about 5am on Saturday (May 27). Image: Google Maps

The accident occurred near 'Kalim Junction', home to the 'Loma Fountain Roundabout', at about 5am on Saturday (May 27). Image: Google Maps

Russian national Dmitri Isakov, 31, and his passenger Nukan Phengkrajom, 29, from Khon Kaen, suffered extensive injuries in the impact, which occurred at about 5am, reported Lt Col Weeraphong Rakhito of the Patong Police.

The two were riding on a Honda Click motorbike. No helmets were found at the scene, he added.

Rescue workers took both men to Patong Hospital, where medical staff pronounced them dead at about 6am, Col Weeraphong said.

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Laughing Out Loud | 30 May 2017 - 21:16:31

And all this time I thought the issues were excess speed, excess drinking, drugs, lack of motorbike experience and just basic lack of good judgement (a.k.a. stupidity).

Kurt | 30 May 2017 - 09:51:16

Seems that parked cars, power poles and slippery roads on Phuket are real killers.

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