Minivan Mishap Causes Traffic Headaches on Patong Hill

Patong –

A minivan’s wheel came loose after it collided with a pickup truck on Patong Hill causing a long traffic tail-back.

The Patong Police were notified of the accident on Tuesday morning (October 3rd) during the rush hour at a curve near the shooting range on Patong Hill.

They arrived at the scene to find a damaged pickup truck on the road. Nearby they found the damaged minivan with the front wheel having come loose. No injuries were reported. Traffic was tailed back many kilometers on the hill. The Patong Police are continuing their investigation for consideration of further legal action.

The name of the driver was not released by Patong Police.

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.