Foreign Driver Seriously Injured After Pickup Truck Crash in Kathu

Kathu –

A foreign driver has sustained serious injuries after a pickup truck slammed into a power pole in Kathu.

Emergency responders were notified of the accident on Monday afternoon (July 3rd) on the Phra Phuket Kaew Road in Kathu. They and the Phuket Express arrived at the scene to find a damaged pickup truck embedded onto a power pole on the central reservation.

The driver was identified as MR. CRAIG BRADLEY SHANTZ, 48, (His nationality was not given) and he had sustained a serious chest injury from the impact of the crash. He was rushed to a nearby hospital. Meanwhile, the Kathu Police are continuing their investigation to find the exact cause of the accident.

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.