In Nakhon Ratchasima, a British national driving a motorcycle was killed by a hit-and-run driver at an intersection in Muang district late on Wednesday night.
Police and rescuers responded to a call to Phon Lan Gate intersection, on Ratchasima-Chok Chai Road in Tambon Nai Muang, about 11.35 pm.
They found a male foreigner lying face down on the road in a pool of blood near a damaged motorcycle. The man had no pulse. Rescue workers immediately began CPR but were unable to revive him, according to the police report.
The dead man was a British national, 43, whose name was withheld pending notification of relatives. He had a meal with friends not far from the scene before the crash.
Police believed he was hit by a truck which was driven away afterwards. They were examining footage from surveillance cameras in the area.
The man’s body was taken to Maharaj Hospital for post-mortem examination.
The police are continuing their investigation.