PHATTALUNG (Thailand): A Malaysian superbike rider was killed while his wife was seriously injured in an accident along the Petchakasem Highway between Hatyai and Phattalung in southern Thailand on Teusday (Jan 16).
In the 4pm incident (local time), Muhammad Arif Suhery, 34, died at the scene. His wife Nur Arissa Ruri Ahon, 34, was riding pillion.
"They were in a convoy together with four friends on the way to Koh Samui in Surat Thani province when their machine collided with a vehicle that had suddenly stopped before a roadblock mounted by police,” said source from the Paborn police station here.
Muhammad Arif's wife was sent o the Phattalung Hospital.
A representative from the Malaysian Consulate-General in Songkla was at the hospital to extend assistance including to bring Muhammad Arif's remains back to Malaysia. - Bernama