On Monday morning at 9:30 am, a group of four Danish tourists and their Thai driver faced a scary accident shortly after arriving at Phuket Airport. The tourists had just touched down in Phuket and rented the van to their accommodation.
Their van, attempting to overtake a pickup truck, collided with a vehicle approaching from the opposite direction. The collision happened on the Muang Mai-Para Road in the Thalang district, not far from the airport.
The crash resulted in all occupants, including the Danish visitors and the local driver, injured and in need of immediate medical attention.
The precise nature and severity of their injuries remain undisclosed at this time.
Local police and volunteer rescue workers headed to the scene. The injured parties were taken to hospital.
As investigations into the incident are underway, including interviews with the driver and passengers as they recover in hospital.