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Passenger Bus Crashes in Northeastern Thailand, 42 Students Injured

A tour bus, carrying 42 students and two teachers, plunges into a ditch dividing a road in Khon Sawan district, Chaiyaphum. – Photo Makkawan Wannakul

CHAIYAPHUM – Forty-six people, including 42 students and two teachers, were slightly hurt when a tour bus they were travelling in plunged into a ditch in Khon Sawan district in northeastern Thailand late Friday night.

The bus, carrying students and teachers of Khok Muang Suksa School in Khon Kaen’s Chum Phae district, were on the way back after paying respects to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the Grand Palace.

The driver aparently lost control of the bus at the curve and plunged into the ditch before overturning at around 11.45pm on Friday, said police.

Rescue workers help injured students and teachers from an overturned tour bus in Chaiyaphum – Photo Makkawan Wannakul

All 42 students, two teachers, the driver and a bus assistant, were injured and transported to nearby hospitals, said…

Original published: 18 March 2017 11:46 am Read the full Bangkok News here


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