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Offline thaiga

Bus crash injures 47 Bangkok students



 A chartered bus taking about 50 students of King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang on the way back from Chiang Mai to Bangkok crashed into a roadside barrier and overturned, injuring all students on board.

Four were in serious condition while the rest were slightly injured.

According to police, the bus is among four chartered buses which were carrying about 160 students back to Bangkok from Chiang Mai after completing a voluntary programme.

The incident happened at about 3.00am on Phahonyothin highway in Kamphaeng Phet province.

The bus driver Bancherd Boonchan admitted he lost control of the bus after he fell asleep briefly.

As the bus was about to fall off the road to the ditch on the left side, he swerved to the right instantly, crashing the right barrier and flipped over.

A roadside stall selling gardening furniture was also hit by the bus and damaged.

Police said they booked the driver for reckless driving and admitted all students to Kamphaeng Phet hospital. Four were in serious condition.

englishnews.thaipbs.or.th  in th. dailynews.co.th
Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist should have his head examined.
 

Offline nan

Re: Driver nods off leaving 47 students injured as bus overturns
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2016, 11:19:17 PM »
this is not news,it is becoming almost an every day read. these are our children,the children of the future,their lives must be worth more than the cost of having two drivers on a bus.

the incident happened at about 3.00am, could that be why he nodded off,driving all night.
ignorance does not help your post one bit but it probably says an awful lot about you.
 
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