Driver Injured in Phuket Truck Collision

Phuket City, June 28th — A pickup truck driver sustained injuries after colliding with a parked trailer truck in Rassada, Phuket City. The accident occurred on the Chalerm Phrakiet Rama Road (Bypass Road) near a gas station at 5:40 A.M.

Emergency responders and the Phuket Express arrived at the scene to find the damaged pickup truck behind the stationary trailer truck. Mr. Thongchai Raesan, a 38-year-old bank staffer, was taken to the hospital with various injuries.

The trailer truck driver, Mr. Eakkachai Mekwongfah (56), remained unharmed. He had parked the truck at 5:00 P.M. the previous day and was sleeping inside, awaiting his journey to Nakhon Si Thammarat. Phuket City Police are continuing their investigation to determine any necessary legal actions.

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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 five 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.