Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

HOME // Phuket News // Expat’s car explodes into flames in Koh Kaew

Expat’s car explodes into flames in Koh Kaew

A fire has destroyed an expat’s car in Koh Kaew. Local Koh Kaew emergency responders headed to the scene on 3013 Road (the back road from Kathu to Koh Kaew) to find the car engulfed in flames.

Firefighters took 10 minutes to bring the bring under control. The car was totalled, but the driver was able to escape before the fire engulfed the car. The name or nationality of the foreign driver has not been released by police at this time.

Investigations are ongoing into the cause of the car bursting into flames.

A foreigner was also involved when a 69 year old male Polish rider died after crashing his motorbike into a taxi.

Emergency responders attended the incident just before 6pm in Kamala on Wednesday. When they arrived they found the damaged taxi and the the 45 year old taxi driver waiting at the scene for law enforcement. The polish rider had severe head injuries and was rushed to hospital but was declared dead when he arrived.

Phuket, including parts of Patong, were deluged with heavy rain on both Tuesday and Wednesday nights when heavy rains more localised flooding to some of Phuket’s roads.

Advertisement Phuket Go Advertisement sidebar_1


5 Star Marine Phuket

You May Also Like

Phuket News

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 – Phuket weather forecast Increasing cloud today with a corresponding increase in winds from east. The slightly overcast conditions should...

Phuket News

Friday, March 1, 2024 – Phuket weather, sunset times, air quality and tides (7am) Some unsettled weather for the next few days but still plenty...

National News

UPDATE: There has been another NOTAM (Notice to Air Missions) issued in the past 24 hours which changes Item 5, which MAY provide an...

Phuket News

While many Russians have been investing in villas and homes in Thailand, there are also thousands of Russians and Ukrainians who are stranded in...