Phuket tour bus driver charged for underpass pile-up

PUBLISHED ON WED, SEP 13, 2017 6:58 PM

Phuket tour bus driver charged for underpass pile-up

Shela Riva

 

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PHUKET:-- A tour bus driver has been charged with reckless driving after he caused a four-vehicle pile-up in the southbound lane of Darasamut Underpass in front of Central Festival Phuket this morning (Sept 13).

 

The accident occurred at about 9:15am, causing massive traffic tailbacks southbound along one of the busiest roads on the island.

 

“The bus driver was driving too fast and collided into the back of a black van, which as a result hit the pickup truck in front of it,” Capt Jarat Lempan of the Wichit Police told The Phuket News today.

 

Full Story: https://www.thephuketnews.com/phuket-tour-bus-driver-charged-for-underpass-pile-up-63858.php#fE80WV3JpXb8cvPL.97

 
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