Perth foodie Ben French dies from injuries in scooter crash

Ben French, who has died after being critically injured in a scooter crash.BEN French has died in hospital two weeks after the popular Perth food truck owner was critically injured in a scooter crash.

The 36-year-old broke his spine, all of his ribs, punctured his lungs and was left in a coma with a serious brain injury after the horror accident on the Thai island of Koh Samui.

Mr French died early on Tuesday, Royal Perth Hospital confirmed.

A GoFundMe campaign raised more than $93,000 and helped cover Mr French’s medical bills to fly the Eat No Evil catering co-owner back to Royal Perth Hospital on Friday.

In an update at the weekend, brother Kyle Malkus indicated the family was preparing its farewells.

He was holidaying in Thailand on March 28 when it is believed he was flung from his moped after hitting a kerb.

Mr French was the co-owner of Eat No Evil catering.

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