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Tourists escape serious injury as van veers into side of road

Indian tourists have sustained minor injuries after the minivan they were travelling in overturned in Krabi on the way back to Ao Nang from Phuket.

The accident happened on the Nong Talay–Khao Thong Road in Muang Krabi District on Sunday. Police and rescuers arrived to find the passenger van flipped over 
 by the side of the road. It had also crashed through a water pipe, causing a disruption in the supply to nearby villagers.
The minivan driver, 25-year-old Ocha Aunteng, told police that he was carrying five Indian tourists from Phuket to a hotel in Ao Nang when he lost control of his vehicle on a road which had become slippery after |rain. None of the tourists required hospital treatment and another vehicle was called to take them to their original hotel destination. The minivan driver was taken to the police station for an alcohol breath test, questioning and possible legal action.


Published : April 29, 2019

By : The Thaiger