PHUKET – Authorities in Phuket have reported that the British woman who was killed in a horror motorcycle crash on the holiday island of Phuket in southern Thailand was 32-year-old Rebecca Leanne Shaw.
Rebbecca was killed after the motor scooter she was riding on with 55-year-old Julie Anita Maria Robinson was hit by a Toyota pick-up truck slammed into the two women on their motor bike as they exited a small soi (road) onto the main road.
The woman believed to have been in control of the motor bike when it was hit by a pick-up truck has been named as 55-year-old Julie Anita Maria Robinson, who suffered minor injuries and has since been released from hospital.
Police descended on the scene (above) and the 32-year-old was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.
The main road was described as Phuket’s ‘infamous Patong Hill’. Ms Shaw was said to have been wearing a helmet at the time
The main road was described as Phuket’s ‘infamous Patong Hill’. Ms Shaw was said to have been wearing a helmet at the time.
After being pronounced dead at the Patong Hospital, her body was transferred to Vachira Phuket Hospital to determine the cause of death.