Hong Kong Driver Crashes her Sedan into Phuket Somtam Vendor

Phuket –

A Hong Kong driver crashed her sedan into a Somtam vendor on a roadside in Koh Kaew.

The Phuket City Police were notified of the accident yesterday afternoon (January 10th) on the Thep Kassattri Road Northbound lane in Koh Kaew.

Police and the Phuket Express arrived at the scene to find the damaged sedan, motorbike sidecar, and two motorbikes. Food was found scattered across the roadside. No injuries were reported.

The sedan driver, Miss Chung Nga Lee, 27, Hong Kong national, told police that she lost control of the vehicle but didn’t explain exactly how.

CCTV footage shows that the sedan crashed into the Somtam vendor motorbike sidecar and two other motorbikes nearby. Mrs. Ladda Chuaysang, 42, the Somtam vendor and Mr. Sayan Seesai, 54, a customer who was waiting for his Somtam, had luckily escaped from injury.

The Phuket City Police told the Phuket Express Miss Lee is facing charges of reckless driving causing damages.


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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.