Two killed, 22 hurt in speedboat crash in Phuket

At least two people died and up to 22 people were injured in a speedboat collision off Phuket’s east coast yesterday (Feb 10, 2020), the Thai-language daily Khao Sod reported.

The accident took place at about 8.15 a.m. in the channel linking Phuket’s two main marinas with the bay on the east side of the island.

The 22 injured in the accident were taken to four hospitals.  Four of the injured people were taken to Mission Hospital Phuket, 11 to Bangkok Hospital Phuket, six to Bangkok Hospital Siriroj, and one Russian national was taken to Vachira Hospital Phuket.

Police are investigating the cause of the accident.