Two People Injured in Phuket Pickup Truck Crash

PHOTO: Kusoldharm Rescue Foundation

Phuket –

Two people who have sustained injuries became stuck after a pickup truck crashed in Rassada.

Emergency responders were notified of the accident on Friday (February 2nd) on the Chalerm Phrakiet Rama 9 Road (Bypass Road) in Rassada, Mueang Phuket.

The first responders arrived at the scene to find the damaged pickup truck on the roadside with the male driver still stuck inside the cab. It took about 25 minutes to free him out and additionally his female passenger had broken both legs. They were both taken to a local hospital.

Witnesses told The Phuket Express that the pickup truck driver was driving at high speed before losing control and spinning around into the roadside.

As of press time, the exact cause of the accident was still under investigation by relevant authorities.

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.