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Driver charged with reckless driving after crashing trailer-truck in Phuket

PHUKET: The driver of a trailer-truck has been charged with reckless driving after crashing his vehicle into a roadside ditch on bypass road in the early hours of this morning.

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Saturday 1 July 2017, 10:13AM


Lt Col Sakol Krainara of the Phuket City Police received a report of an accident on Chalermprakiet Rama 9 Rd (the bypass road) at 5:15am today (July 1).

Kusoldharm rescue workers arrived at the scene with Lt Col Sakol to find a Surat Thani-registered 22-wheeler trailer-truck crashed in a roadside ditch.

Prior to coming to rest, the trailer had crashed into concrete barriers marking out a U-turn close to the Premium Outlet and also hit an electricity pylon at the side of the road.

The truck was emblazoned with “Thepprasit” company logos.

Lt Col Sakol said, “The driver of the truck, Banlang Itsara, 23, from Surat Thani suffered only minor injures. He told us that he was driving alone on the way back to Surat Thani after dropping off sheets of plywood to a customer in Ao Makham in Wichit.

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“Banlang told us that he was not familiar with the road and that it was raining at the time the accident occurred,” Lt Col Sakol said.

“I tried to slow my vehicle down but lost control causing me to hit the concrete barriers where the U-turn is located and then run into the roadside ditch,” Banlang said.

A crane had to be taken to the scene to remove the trailer-truck, and Banlang was taken to Phuket City Police Station for an alcohol test.

“At this stage Banlang has been charged with reckless driving causing damage,” Lt Col Sakol added.

 

 

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Christy Sweet | 02 July 2017 - 15:05:10

But it was raining... 

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Timothy | 01 July 2017 - 12:12:25

Hi Simon01. Nothing is going to happen to this guy. Remember a short time ago, a van driver was caught on CCTV trying to pass a bunch of cars by the turnoff to Laguna? He crashed head-on with a motorbike and a pickup. He got a 500 baht fine...Pathetic. 

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Discover Thainess | 01 July 2017 - 12:08:57

@Simon01: more likely a 500Bt fine and on his way.....

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simon01 | 01 July 2017 - 11:05:46

Really ?? reckless driving in phuket, who would have though it?. Are they sure the ditch did not swerve in front of the perfectly driven lorry or pink flying elephants did not lift the lorry up and drop it in the ditch. Oh well Just be very thankful there was no one else involved. Lucky it was at night and no mother taking kids to school or there could have been many deaths do the normal high standards of driving by these clowns on the roads. Just hope his license is taken and he is banned for a few years. Thats the only way to make the roads safe is by remove all bad drivers. That will also save billions of baht not only in repairs, many lives but all the money saved as they will no longer need underpasses, and all the other road works as there will then be half the number of drivers on the roads as 50% will be banned. Everyones a winner. 

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Phuket road runner | 01 July 2017 - 10:28:38

Minimum international standards warning signages 1000m,500m,200m ahead of barriers would helped. Traps for drivers and riders not familiar with them are everywhere

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