Phuket motorbike crash injures aged expat

A Phuket bike crash injured an elderly expat yesterday morning. Chalong Police arrived on the scene on Wiset Road in Rawai to discover a foreign motorbike rider, 73 yr old Georgi Simeonov Georgiev with minor injuries. The different rider concerned within the accident was a 31 Thai man named Kittisak Buayai. Georgiev’s nationality was not supplied by police.
After reviewing CCTV footage and questioning witnesses, police discovered that Kittisak was driving northbound when Georgiev pulled out from a side road. Georgiev was heading in direction of the U-turn space in the centre of the highway, and he minimize in entrance of Kittisak approaching on his motorcycle, The Phuket News reported.
Kittisak’s bike hit the rear of Georgieve’s motorcycle, and the impact triggered Kittisak to fly through the air and land heavily on the street.
However, Kittisak was carrying a full-face helmet, and appeared to suffer little to no accidents at all. Meanwhile, Georgiev suffered minor injuries from touchdown on the road at a sluggish speed.
Georgiev’s motorcycle ended up metres away in the lanes heading in the incorrect way. Mere were closely damaged.
Officers introduced the riders and the stays of their motorbikes to Chalong Police Station to solve the issue, and agree on the damages to be paid.
The ThaiRSC reported in January that as many as 939,713 street accidents were reported in Thailand last year, up four.7% from 2021. Road accidents killed 14,737 folks, and injured 924,799 last 12 months, ThaiRSC mentioned. The committee reported that 536 deaths and 7,885 accidents were among foreigners.
Following the Songkran holiday this yr, during the ‘seven lethal days‘ from April eleven to 17, the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) revealed that there have been 2,203 street accidents, 2,208 accidents, and 264 deaths during this period.
Bangkok recorded the highest variety of fatalities with 22 deaths. Chiang Rai had the best variety of accidents with 68, whereas Nakhon Si Thammarat recorded the very best number of injuries with 70..

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