Phuket speedboat captain, crewman and guide all charged for Chinese tourist slashed by Phi Phi tour boat propeller

Phuket speedboat captain, crewman and guide all charged for Chinese tourist slashed by Phi Phi tour boat propeller

By Tavee Adam

 

1544092501_1-org.jpg

Police have confirmed that the speedboat captain, crewman and the tour guide have all been charged for recklessness causing serious injury and are being detained. Photo: Phuket TAC

 

PHUKET:-- Police have confirmed that the boat captain, his boat crewmen assistant and the tour guide present when a Chinese tourist had her legs slashed by a tour speedboat propeller at Phi Phi Island on Saturday (Dec 1) have been charged and are currently in detention.

 

The tourist, 39-year-old Jang Sia Dan, suffered deep lacerations to both legs, with the her leg slashed to the bone, as she got off the back of the boat while it was reversing to moor at Pileh Bay.

 

She was rushed to Phi Phi Hospital for emergency treatment, then sped back to Phuket for extensive treatment at Vachira Hospital Phuket in Phuket Town.

 

Full Story: https://www.thephuketnews.com/phuket-speedboat-captain-crewman-and-guide-all-charged-for-chinese-tourist-slashed-by-phi-phi-tour-boat-propeller-69584.php#PBJYWS0QVL0ACVtq.97

latest news from Phuket

 PHUKET XTRA - April 18 King cobra caught, 30 eggs missing! |:| Manhunt for American over ’seastead’ fiasco |:| Suspect caught over Phi Phi rape |:| Worst Songkran in Phuket in years |:| 8-year-old honoured for cleaning Patong canal! Hosted by: JP Mestanza || #Phuket -- © Copyright Phuket News...

READ MORE...

Australian snorkeller collects trash at Kalim beach everydayBy The Thaiger PHOTO: Patong Surf Life Saving An Australian man has been seen collecting trash in the waters just off Kalim beach in Patong every day over the past month. The Patong Surf Life Saving team report that they have seen the...

READ MORE...

After Songkran, Phuket water reductions continue to stretch reserves until rains returnBy Tanyaluk Sakoot Bang Neow Dum reservoir in Srisoonthorn, pictured today (Apr 18). Photo: Courtesy of Charlie Hallett PHUKET:-- After 270,000 litres of water being used over the Songkran holidays, Phuket’s...

READ MORE...

King cobra female caught in Patong, 30 eggs missing from nestBy Waranya Prompinpiras The female king cobra was easily caught, but her male partner is still missing as are her 30 baby king cobra eggs. Photos: Patong Municipality Fire Dept PHUKET: Patong firefighters are concerned that a male king...

READ MORE...
sponsors