Phuket AirAsia workers in late night car crash

PHUKET: Four Thai AirAsia employees were seriously injured early this morning when the car they were riding in crashed into a power pole in Thalang.

The accident, reported at 2:10am, occurred about 200 meters from the Mae Ju souvenir shop on Thepkrasattri Road northbound in Thepkrasattri subdistrict.

A rescue worker reported there was heavy rainfall and flooding at the time of accident.

Three of the victims were identified by Thalang Hospital staff as Nirut Chantarat, 30, Anubhap Suwathanasarot, 23, and 31-year-old Patra Ketkaeo, the only female passenger.

The fourth victim, a male whose name was not released, was unconscious and in the most serious condition.

Kusoldharm Foundation workers had to use jaws-of-life cutting equipment to free the driver from the wreckage.

Phuket News

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