The bodies of 13 students killed in a horrifying car crash have been taken back home to Si Sa Ket. Where their school is doing its best to help their grief-stricken families.
The convoy of Poh Teck Tung Foundation vans from Bangkok arrived in Si Sa Ket shortly after midnight on Monday morning. From there, the students families took their loved ones’ bodies home for religious ceremonies at local temples.
All 13 students were killed early on Sunday morning when their overloaded pickup truck crashed and overturned in Samut Prakan Province.The students, were all from Sisaket Technical College
Twelve Students in the Back of The Truck were Killed Instantly
Twelve of the students that were sitting in the back of the pickup died at the accident scene. A student from inside the cab died of his injuries at Hospital.
Police still haven’t determined the cause of the horrific accident. Police said they will question the driver once he recovers from his injuries. Accident scene investigators said they will question the four other student once doctors permit.
Meanwhile, College director Aksornsilp Kaewmahawong promised assistance for the deceased students’ shocked families. The school has opened a bank account where people can contribute to help them. Each of the dead students families will receive Bt100,000 from the schools insurance fund.
Vocational Education Commission secretary-general Boonrak Yodphet said the deaths were a “great loss” to education.
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha offered condolences to the students families. He said the students’ deaths were a great loss to the future of the country.
Photo’s of the Dead Students Returning Home