Patong woman drowns after pickup skids off treacherous road into lake

A 50-year-old Patong woman drowned after her pickup truck careered off a treacherous highway and plunged right into a lake within the Kathu district.
Witnesses alerted police of the accident, reverse the GSM Duty Free Shop on Phra Phuket Kaew Road, at 6am on Sunday.
The bystanders mentioned the girl, driving a blue Ford Ranger pickup with Phuket plates, failed to manage her car on the rain-sodden street and swerved into the pond.
Police officers and divers from the Kusoltham Phuket Foundation went to the scene and found the automobile fully submerged within the water.
Scuba divers found a lady trapped inside the vehicle. She was already lifeless.
It took a crane 2 hours to lift the automotive out of the water. Jackpot used hydraulic jacks to force-open the proper entrance door to convey the body of the lady out.
The woman’s physique was despatched to Vachira Phuket Hospital for an autopsy, the place she was recognized by her son and daughter as Chanpen Sombat.
A police investigation revealed the girl was returning residence close to Patong beach in Kathu district from Phuket airport in heavy rain when she misplaced control of the automobile at a bend and plunged into the pond.
Source Phuket News

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