Three people injured after pickup truck overturns and crashes into another pickup truck in Kathu – VIDEO

Kathu –

Three people have sustained injuries after a pickup truck overturned and crashed into another moving pickup truck in Kathu.

The Kathu Police was notified of the accident yesterday (December 15th) during rush hours the in late afternoon on Wichit Songkram Road in front of the Thai Rath Wittaya School in Kathu.

Emergency responders and the Phuket Express arrived at the scene to find an overturned black pickup truck on the central reservation. A male driver was stuck inside. Rescue workers used a hydraulic cutter to free him out but the unidentified driver had sustained severe injuries and was rushed to a nearby hospital.

On the road rescue team members also found a damaged white pickup truck with two injured people. Their injuries were described as non-life threatening.

CCTV footage on the road found that the black pickup truck driver lost control at a curve before overturning and crashing into the white pickup truck.

However, Phuket police are continuing their investigation for further legal action.


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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.