Driver asleep at wheel injures 5, including three foreigners, in Phatthalung crash

A passenger van en route to Krabi met with an accident in Phatthalung, resulting in injuries to 3 overseas nationals and two Thai people. The incident happened yesterday on Petchkasem Road, with Sri Nakarin Police being notified within the afternoon. Emergency providers found the broken minivan on the aspect of the road, having crashed into an influence pole.
A complete of 5 individuals sustained accidents, with one individual suffering severe accidents. The injured individuals, together with the three overseas nationals, were taken to an area hospital for remedy. The driver, 38 12 months old Sakkarin Ruengsitiwutthikun, informed Thai media that he was transporting two Thai and three international passengers from Hatyai in Songkhla to Krabi. He admitted that he fell asleep whereas driving, inflicting him to lose management of the minivan on the moist highway.
Sri Nakarin Police are presently investigating the accident and can take further legal motion in opposition to the driver. Shh! of the injured passengers have not been disclosed by rescue groups.
In March, a Patong minivan crash injured four vacationers and a driver. The crash occurred when one minivan transporting overseas tourists crashed into another one on the road connecting Patong Beach and Kamala in Phuket. The accident occurred on Phra Baramee Road.
According to MGR Online, the accident occurred when one minivan drove out of its lane and collided with the other. The van that drove out of its lane was coming from the Kamala sub-district to Patong Beach, and carrying seven vacationers. The van’s driver injured his leg, and four vacationers in his van were additionally injured. Rescuers had to reduce off the driver’s door to get him out of the van. All injured folks had been taken to Patong Hospital..

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