Unidentified foreign driver escapes injuries after crashing SUV into a tree in Thalang, Phuket

PHOTO: Magic Eyes Phuket

Thalang, Phuket –

  An unidentified foreign driver has escaped injuries after his SUV crashed into a tree, later catching fire in the Thalang district.

Rescue workers were notified of the accident at 8:45 A.M. this morning (May 19th) on Thep Kasattri Road near Sai Kaew Beach in Mai Khao sub-district.

The rescue teams arrived at the scene to find a burnt black SUV plunged into a tree. Rescue workers quickly put out the fire.

PHOTO: Magic Eyes Phuket

The unidentified male foreign driver had reportedly escaped from the SUV before it caught fire. He was not injured.

At this time, Thalang police will not be pressing any charges, according to the police report.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.