Seven injured one missing after tour boat crashed with long tail boat in Ayutthaya

PHOTO: Put Thai Sawan rescue foundation


At least seven people were injured after a tour boat collided with a long tail boat at the Pasak River in Ayutthaya yesterday afternoon (October 12).

Put Thai Sawan rescue team reports that they were notified of the accident 2:10 PM near the Preedee Panomyong Bridge in the Mueang Ayutthaya District.

They arrived at the scene to find the damaged tour boat and an overturned long tail boat in the river near the bridge.

PHOTO: Put Thai Sawan rescue foundation

At least seven people had sustained injuries from the collision. They were taken to a local hospital.

One is still reported missing which is a friend of the long tail boat captain Mr. Chaiyan Ngerntab, 35. Rescue divers have been searching for him in the river.

It has been reported that two of those in the boats are Malaysian Nationals.

Mr. Saard Sasuk, 35, the long tail boat captain, said he has avoided a collision with a bridge pillar but crashed into the tour boat instead.

SOURCE: Put Thai Sawan Foundation


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.