Car Crashes into Power Pole in Wichit

Wichit –

A car crashed into a power pole in Wichit causing a temporary blackout and road closure.

The Wichit Police told the Phuket Express that they were notified of the accident on Saturday morning (July 15th) on the Thep Anusorn Road before a gas station.

No injuries were reported, however, a power pole was broken. Electric was temporarily cut off and the road closed while staff from the Phuket Provincial Electric Authority installed a new power pole.

The car driver, who was not identified by the policece, is facing charges of reckless driving and causing damage to government property.

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.