Kata Rocks
THE PAVILIONS PHUKET BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, PHUKET Kata Rocks

Beer truck heading to Patong overturns, spills load

PHUKET: A 10-wheeled truck delivering a load beer to Patong overturned on the coastal road in Kamala last night (Jan 5).

transportaccidentspatongSafetypolice
By Eakkapop Thongtub

Sunday 6 January 2019, 02:45PM


Capt Jarus Laemphan of the Kamala Police was informed of the accident at 10pm.

Police and rescue workers arrived to find the truck on its side near the turnoff to Kamala Waterfall, with many boxes on San Miguel beer spilled – and crushed and broken – by the side of the road.

The truck driver Pichet Seththaka, 24, from Pathum Thani, was still at the scene. He had suffered only minor injuries.

QSI International School Phuket

The truck had come to a rest on its side after hitting two trees, and levelling a "Reduce Speed" sign, Capt Jarus noted.

Police were continuing their investigation into the accident before pressing any charges, Capt Jarus noted in his report.

 

 

Comment on this story

* Please login to comment. If you do not have an account please register below by simply entering a username, password and email address. You can still leave your comment below at the same time.

Comments Here:
Comments Left:
# Characters
Username:
Password:
E-mail:
Security:

Crusader79 | 07 January 2019 - 07:49:42

Mmm, beer, glarrggh.

Kurt | 06 January 2019 - 15:54:43

All the beer will be consumed in Kamala, before pressing charges. Please, overturn same location again next time.  Hahaha.
Don't do this kind of delivery at night times. Understand why?

Have a news tip-off? Click here

 

Phuket community
Chinese men use fake taxi ploy to kidnap, rob Chinese woman in Phuket

Agreed CJ69, if it were a real taxi driver the "investigation" would take one year and wou...(Read More)


Patong tuk-tuk drivers attack, kill motorbike taxi tout

Mob rule again- why are these guys so scared of ffighting one on one and why do others feel big abou...(Read More)


Tourism still wounded one year on from Phoenix disaster

"monthly haircut" Great story ,i would call it : Baron Munchausen and his adventures in a ...(Read More)


Chinese men use fake taxi ploy to kidnap, rob Chinese woman in Phuket

"damage to the image of... taxi drivers" 555, that's a good one. If it were a real Tha...(Read More)


Tourism still wounded one year on from Phoenix disaster

Last week I had my monthly haircut for 150 thb. In next chair was a chinese tourist getting same hai...(Read More)


Tourism still wounded one year on from Phoenix disaster

Thai are good in marketing themselves, but many times bad in not delivering what they state/preach. ...(Read More)


Tourism still wounded one year on from Phoenix disaster

Despite all the discussion of what Thailand has done to make themselves look better to the Chinese.....(Read More)


Phuket light-rail budget B34.8bn for Phase 1 only, expected to jump 10%

Ben, they never bring in foreign experts to help with any major projects because it would make it mu...(Read More)


‘I only shot him to stop the attack’, says Patong tuk-tuk driver

Oh, so this Chartchai was just being a good citizen trying to protect tourists from this bad guy??? ...(Read More)


‘I only shot him to stop the attack’, says Patong tuk-tuk driver

‘the fight started because Panya has been cautioned over trying to trick and steal tourists’ be...(Read More)