Chinese Tourist Loses Arm in Sobering Reminder of Thai Road Safety

Road in Koh Chang island

Road in Koh Chang island Ko Chang island in Trat Province, Thailand.. Image: Oma teos.

BANGKOK — Like many others, one Chinese tourist was looking to ring in the new year with a tropical respite. But as happens too often in these final weeks, her plans came to an abrupt end in a road accident that cost her an arm.

The Chinese woman recounted online in grisly detail the accident that befell her while traveling to Koh Chang on a family holiday in a Friday Weibo post picked up by Thai netizens.

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By Asaree Thaitrakulpanich
Khaosod English

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