Phuket motorcycle crash claims lifetime of Russian vacationer

Another tragic road death has hit Phuket.
A motorbike crash claimed the lifetime of a Russian tourist on a rural highway in central Phuket yesterday, The Phuket News reported. According to a report made to Thalang Police, a motorbike with two foreigners flew off a small road and crashed, killing the driving force on the spot.
Police and rescuers arrived on the scene to find the physique of 36 yr old Maksim Fadeev. Fadeev was carrying an open-face crash helmet, which unfortunately did not shield him from an injury to his brow.
The staff additionally discovered Fedeev’s younger brother, 32 yr outdated Andrei Fadeev, at the scene. Details on Andrei’s situation were not reported, nevertheless, he was at least aware and in a place to communicate with police and rescuers. Smooth was dropped at a hospital.
A preliminary investigation found that the brothers arrived in Phuket on April 5, and deliberate to go away on April 15. They had been staying at a lodge in Patong and had a Honda Click scooter for outings.
On the day of the tragic accident, the brothers went to visit Bang Pae Waterfall in Pa Khlok. Police consider that Maksim, who had been driving, didn’t navigate the road which he was not familiar with.
The Embassy of Russia in Thailand was notified concerning the incident.
This 12 months, Phuket has up to now skilled 38 highway deaths, with 6,422 individuals injured in street accidents, according to the Thailand Road Safety Committee (ThaiRSC).
The ThaiRSC reported in January that as many as 939,713 road accidents had been reported in Thailand final 12 months, up four.7% from 2021. Road accidents killed 14,737 people, and injured 924,799 final year, ThaiRSC said. The committee reported that 536 deaths and 7,885 accidents were amongst foreigners.
Meanwhile, the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department’s Road Safety Centre reported 2,440 highway accidents during the annual “7 dangerous days” (December 29 to January 4) when people head to their hometowns to mark the model new 12 months..

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