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Keith William McVeighty Biography
Who was Keith William McVeighty?
Keith William McVeighty, 83, died after a motorcycle accident in Thailand.
Keith William McVeighty was driving on the highway in the city of Chiang Mai when a “reckless driver” allegedly pulled up in front of him.
CTV reportedly showed footage of a female driver crashing into the 83-year-old man on Sunday morning.
The driver is alleged to have been forced to brake before a silver Mazda SUV slammed into the rear of his motorcycle at the busy interchange.
The British national, originally from the Isle of Man, was allegedly thrown onto the roof of the vehicle before falling to the side of the road.
It comes as police officers confirmed they are questioning a female motorist in connection with the incident, following a review of CCTV footage.
In a statement, Police Captain Jetsada Pankaew said: “We are interviewing the driver and checking CCTV cameras to find out what caused the accident
Cause of Death
Reports suggest the retiree lost his helmet when paramedics rushed to the scene.
The expat was rushed to the city’s Hang Dong Hospital, but was sadly pronounced dead several hours later when his family was informed.
Local police have since opened an investigation into the death to determine if the driver in question, believed to be a woman from neighboring China, was at fault in the horrific crash.
They added that the driver would be prosecuted if he is found guilty of dangerous driving.
“If they were at fault they will be prosecuted according to the legal process.
“The motorcyclist passed away from the injuries he sustained in the crash.
“He had a very powerful big bike, but he was very confident on the road. The bicycle has been reviewed as evidence.
“We have followed normal procedure and the British Embassy has been informed of the death.
The UK Foreign Office confirmed the death of a British citizen in Thailand and said they were supporting the family.
A spokesperson said: “We are supporting the family of a British man who died in Thailand.