UPDATE: Police Remind the Public of Prohibited Times for Large Vehicles on Patong Hill

Patong –

Police have reminded the public about the prohibitive times for large vehicles being allowed on Patong Hill after two people were pronounced dead after a truck driver lost control and slammed into a pickup.

Our previous story:

CCTV footage shows the truck lost control coming down the hill before crashing into the pickup truck which was coming up the hill.

Now for the update:

The Patong Police has issued a reminder of the provincial order which was issued on December 21st of last year. Large vehicles (Big trucks and buses) are banned from 6:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M. and from 4:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. on Patong Hill.

The tragic accident was a major discussion point on Thai social media.

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.