British teacher is killed in Chiang Mai

British teacher, 26, is killed when his motorbike crashes into a truck in Thailand. 

A British man has died in Thailand after a collision between a motorcycle and a lorry in the northern city of Chiang Mai.

The 26-year-old from Essex was riding the motorcycle involved in the incident, but it is not known what caused the crash.

He passed away at the scene before emergency services arrive, local news report.

Tragic: The 26-year-old man from Essex died at the scene of the crash in the northern city of Chiang Mai, Thailand
Tragic: The 26-year-old man from Essex died at the scene of the crash in the northern city of Chiang Mai, Thailand

The man, whom MailOnline is choosing not to name, had been living and working in Thailand as an English teacher since 2015.

According to his Facebook, the man studied criminology and worked as a bartender and fashion sales assistant before moving to Thailand.

The British Embassy in Thailand is reportedly providing assistance to the 26-year-old’s family.

MailOnline has approached the Foreign Office for comment.

The incident took place on this stretch of highway in Chiang Mai, Thailand, where the 26-year-old had been working as an English teacher
The incident took place on this stretch of highway in Chiang Mai, Thailand, where the 26-year-old had been working as an English teacher


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