PHUKET: A motorcycle rider was killed when an out-of-control truck was steered through a red light and veered into oncoming traffic on Phuket today.
The truck, containing cooking oil being transported to Chumporn province, crashed into two oncoming cars and two motorcycles, ending in a spectacular flip from the road into the verge, security camera footage reveals.
Motorcycle rider Utit Sae-yang, 33, was killed in the crash about 11am at the intersection where Thepkasattri Road meets the old airport road.
Truck driver Prasit Srisamutr, 43, was admitted to Thalang Hospital.
Officers from Tatchatchai Police Station cleared the region of debris as fast as possible.