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Car plunges into Phuket canal, foreigner drowns

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Buildings in Patong Beach, Phuket, Thailand.

Buildings in Patong Beach, Phuket, Thailand. Photo: Peregrine981 / Wikimedia Commons.


PHUKET: A Nepalese tailor drowned when his car plunged into a canal in Phuket’s Thalang district last night.

Thalang Police were notified of an accident near the TOT offices on the road to Ban Don at about 9:40pm.

At the scene, police and rescue workers found a Phuket-registered Honda Civic almost fully submerged in fast-moving floodwaters in the roadside klong.

Read more: The Phuket Gazette

Wichai Witthawat
Phuket Gazette


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