TAK– A Bus carrying foreign migrant workers heading to Bangkok has been involved in an accident where one person has died and many others injured when the bus carrying them overturned on a Doi Ruak, Tak – Mae Sod route.
Pol. Lt. Bamrung Yomkeard, Inquiry Official of Mae Tor Police Station, Tak Province, received a call about an accident on the Doi Ruak, Mae Sod – Tak Route, Tambon Mae Tor, Amphur Mueng Tak. He and the rescue team went to the scene where they found the bus overturned on the roadside.
There were 60 passengers on the bus who were all immigrants. One of them died, identified as Chain Noimee, 57 years old, and another woman was seriously injured. More than 20 other people were wounded as a result of the crash.
The rescue team took the injured to Somdelphrajao Taksinmaharaj Hospital, Amphur Mueng Tak.
Police said that an investigation revealed that the immigrants on the bus had a VISA and a work permit.
Accidents at Doi Ruak frequently happen, with the biggest accident and lost of life during a tour in March 2014 that resulted in 31 people dead, and several others injured. – City News Chiang Mai