Two tourists died and close to 50 were injured after two speedboats from Phuket carrying mostly Chinese tourists collided near Phi Phi Island at about at midday on June 8. (See story here.)
Meanwhile, Governor Chamroen Tipayapongtada yesterday (June 17) gave an additional B100,000 to one of the deceased’s family during a meeting at Provincial Hall.
He said, “Each of the families of the two deceased tourists will also receive B2M compensation from the boat and tour companies insurance policy holders.
“One family has already received their payment, the second family will receive the same amount.
“We still have one injured victim at Vachira Hospital. However, two injured victim who received treatment at Mission and Bangkok Hospitals have been discharged and reunited with their families. They will leave Thailand tonight,” he added.