Five foreign tourists escape serious injuries after Tuk Tuk taxi overturns in Patong

PHOTO: Newshawk Phuket

Patong –

Five foreign tourists have escaped serious injuries after a Tuk Tuk overturned in Patong on Friday evening (July 15th).

The Patong Police were notified of the accident at 6:30 P.M. on a bridge road near the Tri Trang Beach in Patong.

They arrived at the scene to find the overturned yellow Tuk Tuk taxi on the road. Five foreign passengers had climbed out from the Tuk Tuk taxi. Three people in the Tuk Tuk had sustained minor injuries including the driver. They were taken to a local hospital.

It was unclear what had caused the accident and the driver was not available for an interview due to his injuries.

PHOTO: Newshawk Phuket

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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 three years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also 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.