CCTV footage showed a Harley Davidson driven at great speed into a pick-up that was completing a U-turn. Both rider and driver were Navy men.
The rider of the Harley was Petty Officer Saman, 42. He was pronounced dead in hospital.
The driver of the pick-up was a superior officer, Chief Petty Officer Thaksin, aged 49, who was unhurt.
Sanook reported that the million baht motorcycle was a write-off.
They claimed that the Harley rider had gone through a red light though admitted that police will be interviewing witnesses again to determine who had been in the wrong.