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Out-of-control pickup ploughs into four vehicles in Phuket, two people injured

PHUKET: The driver of a motorbike and her passenger were seriously injured last night when an out-of-control pickup truck ploughed into their and other vehicles off Thepkrasattri Rd.

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Eakkapop Thongtub

Thursday 23 March 2017, 12:52PM


The driver of the pickup has been charged with reckless driving.

At 10:30pm yesterday (Mar 22), Lt Pacharathorn Janeiat of the Thalang Police was informed of an accident in front of the Kammakwai Restaurant in Moo 5, Srisoonthorn off the southbound side of Thapkrasattri Rd.

Police, Kusoldharm and Srisoonthorn rescue workers arrived at the scene to find a 16-year-old boy and 25-year-old woman who had sustained serious injuries after being hit by the out-of-control pickup.

The woman, later named as Vassana Kaewsathorn and the driver of the motorbike, had sustained two broken legs, the boy, Eakkalak Kaewsathorn and Ms Vassana’s brother, had sustained injuries to his head.

Both were taken to Thalang Hospital, however, Ms Vassana was later taken to Vachira Phuket Hospital due to the severity of her injuries.

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Close to the pair was a black Trang-registered Isuzu D-Max pickup truck with heavy damage to its front, also nearby were a white Phuket-registered Toyota Vigo, Bangkok-registered Honda Freed, badly damaged green-and-white Yamaha Fino and slightly damaged green Suzuki motorbike.

All vehicles were removed from the scene and taken to Thalang Police Station.

Lt Pacharathorn said, “The driver of the black Isuzu D-Max pickup truck, Mr Amorn Decharun, 29, told us that he made a U-turn and drove at high speed along the road which was being relaid. He lost control of the vehicle and hit two parked cars and motorbike and the Yamaha Fino that was travelling on the road.

Mr Amorn was checked for alcohol which was below the legal limit (20mg), however he was charged with reckless driving.

 

 

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Pauly44 | 23 March 2017 - 18:48:05

yep agree simon, careless attitudes and no driver training / skill is a deadly mix, you see the craziness daily but it's all mai pen rai and a wai until someone gets hurt, foolishness in the extreme, yet the chaos will continue unless the authorities get serious and really set a deterrent to stick to the speed limits and drive with others in mind.

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simon01 | 23 March 2017 - 13:53:34

Its not the drink thats the problem. ( yes it counts for a small amount). But the real reason the fact that too many just cant drive, have no license and just no clue how to drive carefully. There is very little law on the roads which is why these idiots can drive like this. Stop the crazy drivers ( about 70% of all on the roads) and they will be safe for all. Forget the 300 baht for hemets for tourists for now and stop the deaths and serious accidents first. Then worry about the helmets. The trucks, lorries, coaches and mini vans are the real danger on the roads. Speeding swerving and no clue how to behave on the roads. start giving year bans and 100,000 fines for bad drivers. stop messing around with small details and worry about the main cause.

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