57-year-old Man Jumps from Phuket Bridge, Currently Missing

Phang Nga, Phuket-

A search was launched after a 57-year-old man jumped off the Thep Krasattri Bridge.

The Kok Kloi Police in Takua Thung, Phang Nga was notified of the incident after midnight today(March 27th) on the Thep Krasattri Bridge which connects Phuket Island and the Phang Nga mainland.

Kusoldharm recue divers in Phuket arrived at the scene to find a motorbike parked on the bridge. The man was later identified by police as a 57 year old Thai man from Cherng Talay in Thalang. His full name was withheld for his privacy and that of his family.

Rescue drivers launched a search on water surface for two hours but failed. The search has continued again this afternoon. As of press time the man remains missing.


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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.