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Two Russian tourists die in Patong Hill crash

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Two Russian tourists die in Patong Hill crash

By Kritsada Mueanhawong

 

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Two Russian tourists have died following a crash on Patong Hill last night.

 

The Patong Police were notified of the incident at 10.30pm on Phra Baramee road at the hair-pin curve on the way up the hill from Kathu. 

 

Emergency responders arrived and found a damaged passenger pickup truck. The driver was 47 year old Thavorn Glasueak.

 

Full story: https://thethaiger.com/news/phuket/two-russian-tourists-die-in-patong-hill-crash

 

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Do not drive motorbike in night time rule #1

Especially Patong Hill or any surraunding roads from and to Patong. 

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police says the motorbike lost control at the tight curve and collided with the pickup truck.

I.e. He was driving too fast.

 

Sue the rental company. :post-4641-1156694572:

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33 minutes ago, Vacuum said:

I.e. He was driving too fast.

 

Sue the rental company. :post-4641-1156694572:

Are you a witness? Strange name for a rental company.

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8 minutes ago, indepth said:

Are you a witness?

Lost control = driving too fast.

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55 minutes ago, Vacuum said:

Lost control = driving too fast.

The tarmac on Patong Hill is awful and any sort of moisture makes it extremely slippery, could be a mitigating factor maybe? 

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5 minutes ago, MadMuhammad said:

The tarmac on Patong Hill is awful and any sort of moisture makes it extremely slippery, could be a mitigating factor maybe? 

As I said, too fast.

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How many have died on that hill there? Kinda bizarre how on top it suddenly changes lanes and makes u drive straight into the upcoming traffic!

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3 hours ago, Psimbo said:

Ahhhh- armchair Clouseaus on scene yet again.

More likely to be seated on stone benches outside 7/11 drinking Leo beer than on couches.

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Again and counting.

Sad but true these tourists don't know what they are doing.

Nightly excursion on a scooter with pillion rider in a foreign country on a hilly road.

Do they have such hills in Siberia (where most Russian tourists come from)?

 

 

 

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3 hours ago, Psimbo said:

Ahhhh- armchair Clouseaus on scene yet again.

I don't think we need to be an Einstein !

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Off-topic post reported and removed.  

 

Make that posts removed.

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