Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

HOME // National News // Swedish man killed after being hit by car while crossing road in Phang Nga

Swedish man killed after being hit by car while crossing road in Phang Nga

Facebook/Khao Lak Rescue

A Swedish man has died after he was hit by a car as he crossed the road in the southern province of Phang Nga, just north of Phuket. The Phuket Express reports that emergency responders were notified of the incident at around 10pm last night. The pedestrian was struck by a car as he crossed Phet Kasem Road in the business district of Takua Pa.

Rescue workers found a badly damaged car at the scene, with the driver, named only as 26 year old Paramet, waiting for police. It’s understood the car driver was uninjured and cooperated with police officers. Nearby, first responders found an injured foreigner, later confirmed to be of Swedish nationality. The unnamed man was severely injured and subsequently pronounced dead at a local hospital.

According to the report, CCTV footage of the scene shows the Swedish man was crossing the road when Paramet approached in his white sedan and collided with him. According to Khao Lak Police, Paramet has been arrested and faces charges of reckless driving causing death.

SOURCE: The Phuket Express

Advertisement Phuket Go Advertisement sidebar_1

TRENDING

5 Star Marine Phuket

You May Also Like

Phuket News

Friday, June 14, 2024 – Phuket weather, sunset times, air quality and tides (7am) Moderate to occasionally fresh west to north-westerly onshore winds are driving...

Phuket News

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 – Phuket weather forecast Increasing cloud today with a corresponding increase in winds from east. The slightly overcast conditions should...

National News

UPDATE: There has been another NOTAM (Notice to Air Missions) issued in the past 24 hours which changes Item 5, which MAY provide an...

Phuket Life

No. The December 26, 2004, event, known as the Asian Tsunami, Indian Ocean Tsunami or the Boxing Day Tsunami, was an extremely rare event...