Australian Ambassador’s Daughter Injured When Car Overturns in Petchaburi Province

Australian Ambassador’s Daughter Injured When Car Overturns in Petchaburi Province
The driver of the car told police that he lost for unknown reasons
The driver of the car told police that he lost for unknown reasons – Photo Thai PBS

 

PETCHABURI – The daughter of the Australian ambassador to Thailand and two other riders, were injured Thursday, when the car in which they were travelling accidentally lost control and crashed into a power pole on Petkasem highway in Petchaburi Province.

The injured were identified as Ms Christeen Rubelliard, daughter of Australian ambassador Paul Rubelliard, and her driver, Mr Adul Artharn and a third victim who was not identified.

Workers clean up accident scene after road accident involving Australian Ambassador’s Daughter in Petchaburi Province
Workers clean up accident scene after road accident involving Australian Ambassador’s Daughter in Petchaburi Province – Photo Thai PBS

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The trio was travelling in a Mitsubishi Grandis on their way back to Bangkok from Hua Hin, Thai PBS Reported.

The driver, Mr Adul Artharn told police that as he was approaching Ban Khao Tamone in Ban Lat district of Petchaburi, he somehow lost control of the car and drove the car onto the road island, then crashed into a power pole and overturned.

All the three were taken to Muang district’s hospital for medical treatment, while the police further investigate Mr. Artharn’s statement.

The Australian Embassy has not released any official statement with regards to the accident.

Elsewhere in Thailand, Two passengers were killed and 20 others injured when a chartered bus from Khon Kaen to Maha Sarakham skidded off a curve on KhonKaen-Yang Takad road in Chiang Yuen district of Maha Sarakham and rammed at a tree on the road shoulder.

The incident happened before dawn Wednesday as the chartered bus was carrying students to have an examination in Maha Sarakham.

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