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Ambulance slams into tree in Lampang killing three

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An ambulance returning to Phayao, after delivering a patient to Phitsanulok, has hit a tree in Lampang this morning, killing two nurses and the driver.

Police say the accident happened at 7am on the Ngao-Phayao road in Ban Huay Oon village of Lampang’s Ngao district.

The two nurses were identified as 42 year old Angsumalin Rakchat and 21 year old Patchita Hongsa.

The ambulance driver was identified as 23 year old Pongsut Sriprom.

Police say the van was returning to Phayao after transferring a patient to Phitsanulok. Police speculate that the driver dozed off at the wheel.

STORY: The Nation

 

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