PHUKET: A teenager became the sixth person to die during Phuket’s 10 Days of Danger when he crashed his new motorcycle in Thalang last night.

Thanawat Tohting, 19, was travelling at high speed northbound on Thepkrasattri Road when the traffic light at the intersection with the airport road changed to yellow, witnesses told police.

Mr Thanawat increased his speed to make it through the light, but the car in front of him braked to stop, said Capt Narong Muangdoung of the Thalang Police.