Tour Bus Carrying Foreign Tourists Rams into Pickup Killing Four Thai Nationals
NAKHON SAWAN – Four Thai Nationals have been killed after their pickup and a bus carrying foreign tourists collided in Phayuha Khiri district early today. (April 12).
Police said the accident occurred at kilometer markers 306-307 on Phaholyothin Highway in tambon Muang Hak, when the Nakhon Ratchasima-registered bus carrying nine British, German, Russian and Danish nationals was making a right-turn at a T-junction, heading to Kanchanaburi province.
Emergency response crews used cutting tools to pull the injured survivor, whose name was not released, and the four bodies from the wreckage of the pickup. Two foreign tourists on the bus sustained minor injuries.
Tourist police later arranged a chartered van for the tourists who asked to go to Suvarnabhumi Airport. Police said Mr Chamnarn would be thoroughly questioned to ascertain the actual cause of the fatal accident.
The tourist bus was operated by Thai Sriram Transport Bangkok.
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