Traffic Delays after Truck Overturns on Main Road in Phuket

Phuket –

Traffic suffered significant delays after a truck overturned on a main road in Phuket.

Emergency responders were notified of the accident at 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday (December 6th) on the Bypass Road (Chalerm Phrakiet Rama 9 Road) in the Koh Kaew sub-district, Mueang Phuket.

Emergency responders arrived at the scene to find the overturned truck on the northbound lane. The driver, who was not identified by rescue workers, had sustained only minor injuries. Gasoline was found leaked from the truck and spilled on the road. Traffic was delayed for many kilometers before the truck was removed and the road was cleaned.

The cause of the accident was unclear and still under investigation by relevant authorities as of press time.

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.