28 Year Old British Girl Dies in Phuket
Today Phuket News reported the incident. At 1130am a woman was reportedly knocked off her motorbike and sustained a broken neck.
Police rush to the accident after being alerted by Kusoidham Patong rescue workers that a woman from abroad had sustained a broken neck after a crash.
The accident involved a pick up truck which allegedly had rammed the motorbike. When they officers arrived at the scene they found a black Toyota Vigos pickup truck - which was from Phuket.
On the ground next to the pickup was a smashed red and white Honda Wave motorbike with Nakhon Pathom plates. - said Phuket News.
A witness told police that there were two women on the motorbike, who'd just left a nearby Family Mart on the opposite side of the road, and had attempted to make a U-turn, to head back in the direction of Patong when they were finally rammed by the pickup truck from behind.
The Phuket News is withholding the name of the victim until it can be confirmed that her family have been notified.- See more at: http://www.thephuketnews.com/british-woman-28-killed-after-motorbike-rammed-by-phuket-pickup-truck-on-patong-hill-55386.php#sthash.c0zW60Hu.dpuf
Motorbike Deaths in Thailand - Second Highest In The World
We must stress again unless you have a motorbike license and are experienced then don't hire a bike in Thailand as the graph below shows statistics for road fatalities. We have included this in the article to stress the fact that roads are unsafe in Thailand. Be careful.