Trailer Truck Overturns on Main Phuket Road

Phuket –

A trailer truck overturned on a main road in Phuket which caused significant traffic delays.

The Phuket City Police were notified of the accident on Sunday afternoon (December 17th) on the Thep Krasattri Road northbound to Rassada. The first responders arrived at the scene to find the overturned trailer truck entirely blocking the road.

The driver, identified only as Mr. Jiradet, 25, told police that he was delivering products to a shopping mall nearby. He admitted that he tried to enter the wrong entrance and while trying to back out the rear of the truck hit the central reservation and overturned.

Traffic was delayed for about an hour but there were no injuries. It was unclear if the driver would face any legal charges relating to the accident.

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.