PHUKET: A 26-year-old man died early yesterday morning while he was heading home from work in Phuket Town after his motorcycle rammed into the back of an 18-wheeler travelling slowly in the left lane.

Truck driver Wichet Boonsong, 43, from Phattalung, was delivering a load of sheet metal from Songkhla when he heard something crash into the back of his truck, explained Thalang Police Capt Chatree Chuwichian.

“Mr Wichet was making a delivery to the Phuket Sheet Metal Company, located opposite the Baan Nai Klum Mosque in Thalang.