British Woman Injured After Falling from Samui Waterfall

Samui, Surat Thani –

A female British tourist has broken her ankle after she fell from a waterfall on the island of Koh Samui.

The Samui District Office Chief, Mr. Kampanart Klinsaowakon, told the Phuket Express that on Thursday (February 22nd) emergency responders were notified of the incident at Hin Lard Waterfall in the Ao Thong sub-district.

Emergency responders and relevant authorities walked to the top of the waterfall. They found the 46-year-old female British tourist with her right ankle broken. She was transferred from the waterfall, a difficult transfer, before being taken to a local hospital.

Her name was not released to the Thai media.

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.