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A Phuket tour bus, pickup truck and car have been involved in a major incident in Krabi.
One person has died, a 7 month pregnant woman sustained serious injuries and 12 people were taken to hospital with minor injuries after the collision between a Nakhon Si Thammarat to Phuket bus, a pickup truck and a car last night.
Ao Nang Police in Krabi were notified of the incident at 8pm last night on Phet Kasem Road in Khao Kram, Krabi.
Police and emergency responders arrived to find a burning Toyota Yaris in the middle of the road. It took about 10 minute to control the fire. The pregnant driver had already escaped from the car. Nearby they found a damaged pickup truck and bus on the side of the road.
In total, 14 people were involved and taken to Krabi Hospital. The pickup truck driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The Toyota Yaris driver, who is 7 months pregnant, sustained serious injuries.
Witnesses told The Thaiger that the pickup truck was in the middle of the road changing lanes. The Toyota Yaris, coming from behind, collided with the back of the pickup truck.
The Nakhon Si Thammarat – Phuket bus, which was carrying 12 passengers, collided with the Toyota Yaris and the pickup truck. The Toyota Yaris then caught fire.
Police are continuing their investigation.
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