Teenager Injured After Parasailing Fall in Karon

Karon –

A teenager has broken his hand after falling down from parasailing in Karon.

The Karon Municipality was notified of the incident on Tuesday afternoon (October 3rd) at Karon Beach.

They and the Phuket Express arrived at the scene to find an injured Thai male aged around 15. His left hand was broken.

He is a staffer of a parasailing operator at Karon Beach and was taken to a local hospital. It was unclear what led to the accident and his name was withheld by local authorities due to his age.

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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.