Rider and Driver Injured After Taxi Collides with Truck and Motorbike in Thalang

PHOTO: Newshawk Phuket

Thalang –

A rider and a driver has sustained injuries after a taxi collided with a truck and a motorbike in Thalang.

Emergency responders were notified of the accident on Friday afternoon (July 14th) on the Thep Krasattri Road southbound lane in Baan Mak Prok in Mai Khao.

They arrived at the scene to find a damaged taxi car and a motorbike just off the road near a damaged power pole. On the roadside they also found a damaged truck.

PHOTO: Newshawk Phuket

The male motorbike rider had sustained leg and head injuries. The taxi driver had sustained face injuries. They were both taken to the Thalang Hospital but not identified.

Witnesses said the taxi car crashed into the truck before crashing into the motorbike. However, police are checking CCTV footage nearby to find out the exact cause of the accident for possible further legal action.

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.