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Video: One lucky 61 year old Thai on a motorcycle - lights to be installed
 
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CCTV footage from the Sala Mangkhut T-junction on the Ban Khai to Rayong road showed an Isuzu pick-up pull out on the main road and collide with a motorcycle.

 

The motorcyclist was propelled over the cab of the pick-up and lay unconscious on the road as the pick-up driver got out to investigate. 

 

Ruam Katanyu rescue services were quickly on the scene and managed to revive the motorcyclist who was 61 year old Phadung. He was on his way home from Rayong's Muang district riding a Honda CBR 300.

 

Sanook said he is recovering from road rash injuries and is out of danger at Ban Khai Hospital.

 

Police are investigating. 

 

Locals told the media that traffic lights are set to be installed at the intersection.  

 
Source: Sanook
 
 
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Don't you just love the way the driver takes his time getting out and casually walking over. No doubt he will say he didn't see him, the rider was going to fast. 

 

I suppose one could say at least he stopped.

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5 minutes ago, 4MyEgo said:

Don't you just love the way the driver takes his time getting out and casually walking over. No doubt he will say he didn't see him, the rider was going to fast. 

 

I suppose one could say at least he stopped.

And kicked the guy's foot as he went past. Standard "check for life" test.

 

Even when the pickup was in clear view of the bike, the bike didn't seem to make any attempt to slow down or avoid the collision. Probably doing a bit of texting.

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1 minute ago, DannyCarlton said:

Even when the pickup was in clear view of the bike, the bike didn't seem to make any attempt to slow down or avoid the collision. Probably doing a bit of texting.

Incompetence.

 

The guy froze, best he retires the bike and buys a car.

 

 

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42 minutes ago, DannyCarlton said:

the bike didn't seem to make any attempt to slow down or avoid the collision. Probably doing a bit of texting.

No texting, nothing he could do, too late, ever ride a bike, he couldn't even attempt to drop and slide, as for the kick for life, didn't see that when I played it again, although I did see him go to the car, open the door and probably ask his wife if she would be up for taking the rap ?

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59 minutes ago, 4MyEgo said:

No texting, nothing he could do, too late, ever ride a bike, he couldn't even attempt to drop and slide, as for the kick for life, didn't see that when I played it again, although I did see him go to the car, open the door and probably ask his wife if she would be up for taking the rap ?

Clearly you watched a different video to me. YMMV. And yes, I've been riding bikes since I was 17.

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nasty way for getting your lights knocked out 

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2 hours ago, webfact said:

Locals told the media that traffic lights are set to be installed at the intersection.  

 

looked to me there 'are' lights installed there!

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2 hours ago, 4MyEgo said:

No texting, nothing he could do, too late, ever ride a bike, he couldn't even attempt to drop and slide, as for the kick for life, didn't see that when I played it again, although I did see him go to the car, open the door and probably ask his wife if she would be up for taking the rap ?

Only time I rode a bike was to the Khon Kaen horse races many years ago. But do know a bit about texting etc. So a bit late to ask the wife if she will take the rap as half of FB got a message. "OMG my hubby just killed a motorbike rider"

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1 hour ago, richard_smith237 said:

I can't see how the bike could have avoided that one given the speed he was going. 

 

The motorcycle rider could be criticised for not slowing approaching a junction, someone with greater rider training and a mindset for 'defensive riding' may have reduced their speed approaching the junction. 

 

The helmet saved his life. 

 

 

Pickup driver still 100% at fault for this one. 

 

 

 

Go back & look the bike is on the wrong side of the road & there are traffic lights at that intersection. 

So many start pounding there key board without looking. 

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1 hour ago, ratchaburi said:

Go back & look the bike is on the wrong side of the road & there are traffic lights at that intersection. 

So many start pounding there key board without looking. 

He us driving on the left hand lanes of a dual carriageway... (2 lanes in either direction )

How is he in the wrong side of the road.

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