Thailand bus crash kills two drivers and injures 44 passengers


BANGKOK (Bernama): Two bus drivers died and 44 passengers were injured in a road accident in the northeastern city of Nakhon Ratchasima.

Chief at Hook 31 rescue foundation Chana Junta said during a pre-dawn incident at 2 am (local time), the long-haul bus carrying 44 passengers was travelling from Bung Kan to Bangkok.

"Initial investigations found that the driver lost control at a curve and the bus collided with a steel post supporting a road sign,” he said.

The two drivers were killed at the scene, and the 44 passengers, including 12 Laotians, were injured and rushed to hospitals for treatment.

"Four passengers were seriously injured and admitted to the hospital for further treatment," he said. - Bernama

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