Passenger Bus Crashes Into Semi-Truck In Thailand, Killing Driver

BANGKOK, Oct 16 (NNN-TNA) – A passenger bus crashed into a semi-trailer truck, killing the bus driver and injuring all his passengers, on the Sukhumvit Road in Samut Prakan.

The collision occurred in Tambon Bang Pu, at about 8.00 am. Police said, there were about 30 employees of Saha Union on the bus. All were injured, eight seriously.

Rescue workers gave first aid to the injured passengers, who were then taken to local hospitals.

The bus driver, Wichian Phumsawat, 53, was crushed to death in his seat.

Wanchai Thongwichit, 35-year-old driver of the truck, told police, the bus was travelling in the opposite direction. However, the bus crossed onto the centre line, to overtake a van. He swerved to the left trying to avoid it, but the bus crashed into his truck’s trailer.– NNN-TNA