One person dead, one seriously injured after pickup truck crash in Chalong

PHOTO: Raumjai Rescue Foundation

Chalong –

One person died while another has sustained serious injuries after a pickup truck crash in the Chalong area.

Raumjai Rescue Foundation reports they were notified of the accident this morning (August 17th) in Soi Na Chai, Chalong sub-district, Mueang Phuket district.

They arrived at the scene to find a damaged pickup truck crashed into a power pole. One person was pronounced dead at the scene while another has sustained serious injuries. The injured party, an unidentified woman, was taken to a local hospital.

At this stage, rescue workers believe that the driver had lost control of their vehicle before crashing into the power pole. However the exact cause of the accident is still being identified by Chalong police.


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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.