Capt Natthee Phichitchainimet of the Thalang Police was notified of an accident on Thepkrasattri Rd at 5.30am this morning (Mar 2).
Upon a arrival at the scene police and rescue workers found broken tables and chairs belonging to the Makamdeekuai Restaurant and a damaged Honda Wave motorbike lying in the road.
Nearby was a Phuket-registered Ford Fiesta in a ditch.
The driver of the vehicle, Krisana Leupramoun 32, who had suffered minor injuries, told police that he was driving home to Phuket Town from his shift at a hotel in Mai Khao when he fell asleep at the wheel causing the accident.
Krisana was taken to Thalang Police Station for further questioning.