At Least Five People Dead, Five Seriously Injured after Pickup Trucks Collide in Krabi

PHOTO: Krabi Pitak Pracha Rescue Foundation

Krabi –

At least five people have been pronounced dead at the scene while another five sustained serious injuries after two pickup trucks collided in Krabi.

The Krabi Pitak Pracha Rescue Foundation reports that they were notified of the accident this morning (February 16th) on Petch Kasem Road in Tap Prik, Mueang Krabi.

The first responders arrived at the scene to find two pickup trucks on the roadside. Five people were pronounced dead at the scene while five others sustained severe injuries. They were taken to a nearby hospital. All are Thai.

A Mitsubishi pickup truck was carrying eight people, most who are shrimps catchers. Three of them sustained serious injuries. Five people were pronounced dead at the scene, three people in the pickup truck cab and two on the back of the pickup truck bed.

Two people in another pick up truck sustained severe injuries. They were travelling from Kampaeng Phet in Central Thailand to Krabi.


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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.