PHUKET: A Phuket public bus driver saved the day for a Finnish tourist who left behind an important bag in a songtaew this morning.

Kamala bus driver Kiattisak Hoksad found tourist Sami Oskari Lyytinen's bag containing a passport, a plane ticket to Finland and some cash in the back of his songtaew at about 11:30am today.

He immediately reported it to the police, Kamala Police Superintendent ML Pattanachak Chakrabhandhu told the Phuket Gazette.