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10 passengers injured after Bangkok-Chiang Khong bus crashes into tree

Caitlin Ashworth

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10 people were injured and sent to the hospital after a bus driver lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a tree early this morning. The double-decker passenger bus on the Bangkok-Chiang Khong route was passing through the Phitsanulok province in Central Thailand when the driver lost control and crashed into a tree on the side of the road.

Bang Rakam police and volunteer rescuers responded to the scene at 2:50am. The injured passengers were taken to Narseuan University Hospital and Pitsanuvej Hospital.

SOURCE: Nation Thailand

 

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    brian mc

    Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 8:10 pm

    wonder if his branch manager will take action against him… or am i barking up the wrong tree?

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    Shane

    Friday, November 27, 2020 at 4:38 pm

    His company should assign him a different root. They do say accidents usually happen in trees (sorry, threes).

    Glad there was no one seriously hurt.

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      brian mc

      Friday, November 27, 2020 at 11:24 pm

      he’s been put on sick leaf

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    brian mc

    Friday, November 27, 2020 at 11:27 pm

    i wonder if the tree was travelling on the wrong side of the road. special branch should investigate

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Caitlin Ashworth is a writer from the United States who has lived in Thailand since 2018. She graduated from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and media studies in 2016. She was a reporter for the Daily Hampshire Gazette In Massachusetts. She also interned at the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia and Sarasota Herald-Tribune in Florida.

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