Picture courtesy of Bangkok Publish

A bus crash on Si Kew-Chaiyaphum Street close to Nakhon Ratchasima on Friday left 47 students and academics injured and the driver dead.

The bus crash occurred at roughly 10.30pm, with the car carrying 39 students and 12 employees members on a discipline journey from Chaiyaphum province to the revered Temple of the Emerald Buddha in Bangkok met with tragedy.

Eyewitnesses recounted a heart-stopping scene because the bus, hurtling by way of the evening, collided violently with a sugarcane-laden truck that encroached into its lane.

Tragically, the 41 12 months outdated bus driver, Abhisit Boonyotha, handed away within the accident whereas the passengers, students starting from 9 to 11 years outdated, suffered accidents various in severity. Swift motion noticed all injured people swiftly transported to Dan Khun Thot Hospital for pressing medical care.

This catastrophe attracts eerie parallels to a earlier incident in Sukhothai, the place the same crash, occurring late at evening, resulted in two fatalities and over 40 accidents. Questions now swirl as to the knowledge of embarking on such nocturnal journeys, particularly when rules set by the Workplace of Fundamental Schooling Fee (OBEC) expressly forbid scholar transport after darkish, reported Bangkok Publish.

Within the wake of this tragedy, calls for for an intensive investigation into the circumstances surrounding this fateful nighttime tour have surged.

In associated information, a tour bus en route from Chiang Mai to Bangkok met with a extreme accident on Friday, ramming into the again of a trailer truck, leaving passengers injured, two critically. The incident unfolded close to Ban Tak District Hospital in Tak province, prompting an instantaneous emergency response.

In different information, a pilgrimage bus met a tragic destiny on Thursday because it descended from the Khao Kitchakut mountain in Chanthaburi province, veering off track and overturning. The calamitous incident claimed the life of 1 particular person and left 9 others with accidents, together with three foreigners. The accident occurred near a toll station when the bus, stuffed with worshippers coming back from a sacred web site, misplaced management on a curve and capsized.

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