Brit motorcyclist killed by hit-and-run

Brit motorcyclist killed by hit-and-run

Police and rescue workers at the scene of the hit-and-run at Phon Lan gate intersection in Muang Nakhon Ratchasima on Wednesday night. A British motorcyclist, aged 43, was  killed.(Photo: Prasit Tangprasert)
Police and rescue workers at the scene of the hit-and-run at Phon Lan gate intersection in Muang Nakhon Ratchasima on Wednesday night. A British motorcyclist, aged 43, was killed.(Photo: Prasit Tangprasert)

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: A British national driving a motorcycle was killed by a hit-and-run driver at an intersection in Muang district late on Wednesday night.

Police and rescuers responded to a call to Phon Lan gate intersection, on Ratchasima-Chok Chai Road in tambon Nai Muang, about 11.35pm.

They found a male foreigner lying face down on the road in a pool of blood near a damaged motorcycle. The man had no pulse. Rescue workers immediately began CPR, but were unable to revive him, according to the police report. 

The dead man was a British national, 43, whose name was withheld pending notification of relatives. He had a meal with friends not far from the scene before the crash.  

Police believed he was hit by a truck which was driven away afterwards. They were examining footage from surveillance cameras in the area. 

The man's body was taken to Maharaj Hospital for post-mortem examination.

The police investigation was continuing.

Rescue workers perform CPR on the unconscious British motorcyclist, but were unable to revive him. (Photo: Prasit Tangprasert)


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