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Russian woman, 29, dies 3 days after being hit by motorbike when crossing Phuket road

PHUKET: A 29-year-old Russian woman died in Vachira Phuket Hospital on Monday (Jan 16) three days after she was hit by a motorbike when crossing the road in Karon.

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By Yutthawat Lekmak

Friday 20 January 2017, 05:17PM


The woman was struck by a motorbike when crossing Patak Rd in Karon on Jan 13.

The woman was struck by a motorbike when crossing Patak Rd in Karon on Jan 13.

Col Weerayut Thansirisookworakun of the Karon Police was informed of a road accident in front of the Onn Lee restaurant on Patak Rd at 10pm on Jan 13.

Col Weerayut together with Kusoldham rescue workers arrived at the scene to find an unresponsive woman lying in the road.

The woman, later named as Liudmila Griaznova, 29, from Russia, had suffered serious injuries and was taken to Vachira Hospital Phuket.

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We have learnt that Ms Griaznova passed away on Monday (Jan 16) from the injuries she sustained in the accident,” Col Weerayut told The Phuket News today (Jan 20).
“H
er relatives have already taken the body back to Russia,” he added.

Locals who witnessed the Jan 13 accident told police that Ms Griaznova was crossing the road when she was hit by a motorcycle.

The driver, identified as Somsak Nom-Muang, 41, was charged with reckless driving causing death, Col Weerayut said.

 

 

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Fritz Pinguin | 22 January 2017 - 10:52:08

@Yvonne: In this area it is impossible to build OVERHEAD PEDESTRIAN BRIDGES. And even if there would be some, do you really believe anybody would use them? Just look at places with bridges in front of schools. No kid is using them because it is inconvenient to climb up the stairs and down again. I guess you are calling for escalators at the bridges?

By the way, please keep in control of you CAP...

yvonne | 21 January 2017 - 03:30:37

Look at this Road. There are not even safe sidewalks. How in heaven must people cross.? Locals and Tourists. ZEBRA crossings,do NOT work in Thailand. So where  the devil are OVERHEAD PEDESTRIAN BRIDGES in these supposed to be 'HIGH 
PRIORITY" Areas? NOT JUST FOR TOURISTS, BUT ALSO LOCAL CHILDREN AND THAIS.WHY also not in other  busy areas of the
Island?Chalong,Kata, Patong ,others com...

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