01 Jan '18, 9pm

2 Singaporeans killed in motorbike crash in Thailand

A horrific motorcycle accident in Thailand on New Year's Eve claimed the lives of two Singaporeans. Miss Vanalyn Png, 22, had been in intensive care at a local hospital with broken arms and internal bleeding in her head and abdomen, according to her brother Jervis. She died just past midnight yesterday. "The doctor tried hard, but they couldn't save her. Vanalyn fought the battle bravely and she lost... She's now in a better place," Mr Png said in a Facebook post. Miss Png was a pillion rider on the motorbike ridden by fellow Singaporean Ng Yong Sing, 27. Mr Ng died when the pair were thrown into a 3m-deep drain in southern Phatthalung province, according to reports. A local rescue group, Rescue Phatthalung, said the accident occurred at 1.20pm on Sunday. The Singapore-registered motorcycle is believed to have skidded on the wet road. Mr Png, 24, and his other sister Vanes...

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