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Phuket motorbike speedster hits palm tree at high speed, dies

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Phuket motorbike speedster hits palm tree at high speed, dies

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The man's motorbike was some 50 metres from where the man was left lying on the road. Photo: Eakkapop Thongtub

 

PHUKET: -- An unidentified young man speeding on the Thepsrisin Bridge, on the outskirts of Phuket Town near Saphan Hin, has died in hospital from serious injuries sustained when his motorbike collided with a palm tree at high speed at about 1pm April 17.

 

Lt Phatcharee Wongboon of the Wichit Police Station together with Kusoldharm rescue workers arrived at the crash scene to find the young man lying unconscious on the road, bleeding profusely.

 

His motorbike, a red Yamaha M-Slaz 150, was lying on the road some 50 meters away.

 

About 25 meters away from the man was part of a broken palm tree with fragments of motorcycle scattered on the road.

 

Rescue workers performed CPR while speeding the young man to Vachira Phuket Hospital in Phuket Town, where doctors later pronounced the man dead from his injuries.

 

Full story: http://www.thephuketnews.com/phuket-motorbike-speedster-hits-palm-tree-at-high-speed-dies-61807.php

 
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No Thai ad equivalent to 'Speed thrills, but kills'?

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Hope the tree is ok.:sad:

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Shouldn't  someone start a save the tree or save the soi tree foundation . I am sure a lot f British celebs and organisations would support it just like the Soi Dog whatever! Human lives are not so important these days, whether they were in the wrong or right.

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Damn trees, they are forever in the way of Thai drivers.

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Speed can of course not be the cause here it most have been an helmet issue.

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2 hours ago, trogers said:

No Thai ad equivalent to 'Speed thrills, but kills'?

its all shits and giggles, till sombody giggles and shits?

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More and more of these young guys racing around the island on big bikes so its only to be expected.

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How many more have to die before these

dumb a**es learn to slow down!!  Sad but

difficult to be sympathetic.

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Well  one good thing, he won't do that again,Said that he had to die but you can't fix Stupid.

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Buddha hit the KARMA button i guess.....som naam naa  :wai:

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15 hours ago, Psimbo said:

More and more of these young guys racing around the island on big bikes so its only to be expected.

 

What big bike? It's a 150cc engine that's as powerful as many scooters. Would have made no difference if this was a Honda Wave, he would still be able to speed and crash.

 

It's really not about the size, it's about the technique! :)

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22 minutes ago, eisfeld said:

 

What big bike? It's a 150cc engine that's as powerful as many scooters. Would have made no difference if this was a Honda Wave, he would still be able to speed and crash.

 

It's really not about the size, it's about the technique! :)

Seems it was to big for him and to fast also.

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An inflammatory remark has been removed.  

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