30 injured in Koh Samet boat collision

30 injured in Koh Samet boat collision

A tourist speed boat hit a vessel carrying concert equipment just a kilometre from Koh Samet, Rayong, early Sunday. (Photo by ศูนย์ข่าวอุบัติเหตุ การขนส่งสาธารณะ)
A tourist speed boat hit a vessel carrying concert equipment just a kilometre from Koh Samet, Rayong, early Sunday. (Photo by ศูนย์ข่าวอุบัติเหตุ การขนส่งสาธารณะ)

RAYONG - Thirty people, including tourists, were injured early Sunday when a speed boat collided with another vessel near Ko Samet.

According to reports, the speed boat was ferrying a group of tourists from the popular tourism resort island in the eastern coast of Thailand.

The speed boat hit the vessel, which was moored just a kilometre from the coast, at about 1.40am. The vessel was carrying supplies and equipment for the 'Samet in Love' concert.

Twenty-six injured passengers were taken to Rayong hospital, two to Krungthep Rayong hospital and two others to Sri Rayong hospital.


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