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Two British cyclists killed in road accident in Thailand

Posted by Xircal on 17/2/2013 at 07:49

So sad when you read about something like this.

According to, two British cyclists on a world tour have been killed in a road accident in Thailand. They were struck from behind by a pickup truck and then run over. The driver's excuse is he bent down to pick up something and didn't see either cyclist. The report can be found here:

Their own site with a plotted map and images of their journey can be found here:

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Posted by LeonardCohen1 on 17/2/2013 at 08:38

Sadly riding a bike of any kind in Thailand is very dangerous because of idiot drivers like this. Woeful excuse, probably drunk, speeding and a total fw. No doubt he will get off without any serious penalty.

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Posted by gmichaels on 18/2/2013 at 02:31

Manslaughter case.

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Posted by MADMAC on 22/2/2013 at 04:02

"The driver's excuse is he bent down to pick up something and didn't see either cyclist"

The drivers excuse is he's a moron who doesn't know how to drive. Welcome to a long list of Thai drivers...

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