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Ten injured in a Krabi minivan accident

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Eight tourists and two Thai have been injured in a minivan accident in Plai Phraya, Krabi, this afternoon.

Plai Phraya Police in Krabi were notified that a passenger minivan had veered off the road and flipped over on the Southern Sea Road at about 2pm.

When emergency responders arrived they found a minivan off the side off the road in a deep ditch. Eight tourists and two Thai had all sustained injuries – some just scratches, some more serious. Two of female tourists had sustained head injuries. Those two were taken to the Plai Phraya Hospital while the rest of tourists were transferred to another minivan.

The driver of the van, 35 year old Komsan Janthong, sustained a minor injuries and told police that he was heading from Koh Samui in Surat Thani to Krabi. When he got to the scene of the incident he says he lost control and careered into a deep depression on the side of the road.

At this stage police believed that the driver might have fallen asleep at the wheel. Police are speaking to some of the passengers and will continue their investigation. The injured passengers, taken to hospital, are said to be in a stable condition.

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