THE PAVILIONS PHUKET BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, PHUKET Kata Rocks
Login | Create Account Poll Currency Weather Facebook Youtube Search

Man survives high-speed slam into six-wheeled truck

PHUKET: A man survived his car slamming into a six-wheeled truck fully loaded with garbage at high speed on the bypass road early this morning (Dec 5).

transportaccidentspolice
By Eakkapop Thongtub

Wednesday 5 December 2018, 10:59AM


Police and rescue workers were called to the scene, near the turnoff to Wat Rassada, at 2:10am.

On arriving they found a heavily damaged Toyota Yaris ATIV in the middle of the road with its driver, Pakon Jaroenrit, 35, from Satun still trapped inside.

Rescue workers recovered Mr Pakon from the wreck and rushed him to Vachira Phuket Hospital.

Nearby was the six-wheeled truck lying on its side beside the road, its load of garbage spilled along the verge of the road.

QSI International School Phuket

Police noted in their report that the it appears that the truck driver, who police did not name in their report, had pulled out onto the bypass road from the side street leading to Wat Rassada, forcing Mr Pakon in his Toyota Yaris to brake heavily, but unable to avoid the collision.

Officers noted that they would be checking CCTV in the area to confirm as part of their investigation.

Police in their report made no mention of any preliminary charges to be pressed for the accident.

 

 

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:

Kurt | 05 December 2018 - 13:26:08

Many locals drive as they are alone on the road, look for nothing. It's all because of the...me-me-me thinking...  it even make them fall asleep while driving.

Pauly44 | 05 December 2018 - 11:12:09

Truck pulling out sounds about right, car travelling at high speed also sounds about right, they always seem to survive though, live to do it again another day! 

Have a news tip-off? Click here

 

Phuket community
Phuket tour bus oil leak fells motorcyclists

Poor driver, because his boss, the bus owner, didn't do proper maintenance checks, he has to tak...(Read More)


18 million meth pills seized in Chiang Rai

All fine PR, but I am waiting to read that drugs factories are destroyed, that the very top thai Hi-...(Read More)


Patong, Karon to be hit by water-supply outage throughout Christmas

Is this a joke? Or kind of negative tourist promotion during the Christmas Days. Something like: Don...(Read More)


Hunt for Phuket oil spill perpetrator underway

Why is it that always a Governor has to 'order' or to call on Department Chiefs to do their ...(Read More)


Doomed ‘Phoenix’ substandard: international experts

Well, the outcome of the international investigation asks for 1 important 'order' from Bangk...(Read More)


Doomed ‘Phoenix’ substandard: international experts

Every singel boats in phuket are built in a back yard, not a single tourist boat is built by any tha...(Read More)


Doomed ‘Phoenix’ substandard: international experts

So how many other substandard boats are out there? If there is one there are certainly plenty or oth...(Read More)


Hunt for Phuket oil spill perpetrator underway

Meh - the oil-ladened water is more sanitary than the stuff that isn't....(Read More)


Property owners to be targetted as fake goods raids hit Patong, Central

So, is the manager of Phuket Central Festival 'falling' under any thai act to arrest/fine hi...(Read More)


Phuket’s bypass roadworks to complete before New Year

The surface was fine and could easily have waited a couple of months until the roads (and everywhere...(Read More)