Phuket tour bus sent off-road by tyre blowout

PUBLISHED ON THU, MAY 18, 2017 3:26 PM

Phuket tour bus sent off-road by tyre blowout

Eakkapop Thongtub

 

1495086317_1-org.jpg

The 21-year-old driver of the Phuket tour bus managed to swerve safely off the road after the tyre exploded. Photo: Eakkapop Thongtub

 

PHUKET: -- A Phuket tour bus run off the busy Thepkrasattri Rd in Thalang after a front tyre exploded in a blowout yesterday afternoon (May 17).

 

No passengers were on the bus at the time and no other vehicles were damaged in the incident, confirmed police.

 

Capt Kraisorn Boonprasop of the Thalang Police was called to the scene, a few hundred metres north of of the intersection to turn off toward Nai Thon Beach, at 2:30pm.

 

Police and Kusoldharm rescue workers workers arrived to find the bus, with Sapkhongsom Tour emblazoned on its side, with minor damage rammed into a rubber tree by the side of the road.

 

Full story: http://www.thephuketnews.com/phuket-tour-bus-sent-off-road-by-tyre-blowout-62199.php 

 
tphuketnews_logo.jpg
-- © Copyright Phuket News 2017-05-18
latest news from Phuket

Russian stabbed in Phuket homePhuket Gazette  Mr Khlopotov is undergoing treatment at Mission Hospital, Photo: Kritsada Mueanhawong PHUKET: -- Police are searching for a ladyboy (transsexual) who is suspected of stabbing her Russian boyfriend in Phuket early yesterday morning.Gennadii Khlopotov,...

READ MORE...

Rolled over: Phuket officials dally over push for Patong taxi, tuk-tuk parking spacesThe Phuket News Tuk-tuks and taxis continue to dominate street parking spaces in Patong, spaces the authorities are wavering over when and how they should regain control of. Photo: The Phuket News PHUKET: --...

READ MORE...

Phuket lucky license plate auction returns in AugustThe Phuket News Lucky license plates at last year's auction. Photo: The Phuket News /file PHUKET: -- The Phuket Land Transport Office (PLTO) will auction off “lucky number” license plates over two days at The Metropole Hotel in Phuket Town next...

READ MORE...

Another Chinese tourist drowns in PhuketKritsada Mueanhawong  PHUKET:-- A Chinese tourist died after she was overcome by strong waves that threw her off a rock and drew her into the sea at Kamala Beach this morning. Pan Ying, 32, reportedly fell in at about 11:30am. Rescue workers and lifeguards...

READ MORE...
sponsors