Patong minivan crash injures 4 vacationers and a driver

A Patong minivan crash injured 4 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 yesterday, at eleven.35am.
According to MGR Online, the accident occurred when one minivan drove out of its lane and collided with the other. Efficient 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 had been additionally injured. Rescuers needed to cut off the driver’s door to get him out of the van. All injured folks were taken to Patong Hospital.
The van that the first minivan hit had been carrying two tourists and was heading towards Phuket International Airport. Luckily, no one in this van was injured.
The authorities coordinated a new vehicle to pick up the vacationers who had been heading to the airport, and so they were in a place to travel again to their nation safely.
The crash occurred simply hours after one other crash on Phra Baramee Road yesterday.
At round 5am, a tour bus crashed into an influence pole on Patong Hill, with the motive force struggling severe injuries to his leg. The bus slammed into a power pole on the ultimate curve heading into Patong. The bus driver, 37 yr old Prayoon Nayao, had serious leg injuries, with bone protruding. The rescuers gave him first assist earlier than rushing him to Patong Hospital.
The Thailand Road Safety Committee (ThaiRSC) reported in January that as many as 939,713 street accidents were reported in Thailand final yr, up four.7% from 2021. Road accidents killed 14,737 individuals, and injured 924,799 final yr, ThaiRSC said. The committee reported that 536 deaths and seven,885 accidents had been amongst foreigners.
Meanwhile, the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department’s Road Safety Centre reported 2,440 street accidents in the course of the annual “7 harmful days” (December 29 to January 4) when individuals head to their hometowns to mark the new year..

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