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Tuk-tuk mows down Kazakh tourist on Hua Hin zebra crossing

A tourist from Kazakhstan crossing the road outside Market Village in Hua Hin was killed after a collision with a tuk-tuk on Sunday. The story was reported on the Facebook page of Kulsawek Sawekwannakorn along with a picture of the bloody aftermath.

tuk tuk accidentCalls have been made to do something to prevent more fatalities at the accident black spot.

“Kulsawek” said that the tourist was crossing the road with his wife. He named the victim as a Mr “Kobet”. He said: “I want to express my sorrow to the victim’s family. There are many accidents at this spot.

The store management at Market Village and the local authority need to get together to do something about it.”

Others online called for lights to be installed while a commenter called Thita Wichaikool said: “On one occasion we stopped at this zebra crossing to allow tourists to cross the road. But each side of us other motorists refused to stop. They must have known people were crossing but they still wouldn’t stop.”

Other Thais online complained about tuk-tuks going too fast in Hua Hin.

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