Four residents of a Phetchabun village and five employees of the provincial electrical authority were killed on Sunday when a utility truck and a pickup collided.
The Sawang Mongkol Thammasathan Lomsak Foundation had rescue workers at the scene on Lom Sak-Chumpae Road near Huay Tong Bridge in Tambon Ban Klang, Lom Sak district, soon after the accident.
Alongkorn Promsilp, director of Phetchabun Highway District 1, said a six-wheel truck was carrying electrical authority workers home after work when it struck the pickup.
Killed in the pickup were Champa Thaenthanee, Samruam Kongthong, Suwimol Kongpol and Yadawadee Kongpol.
The provincial employees killed were Banthit Chanthewa, Apirat Imte, Soompong Hongthong, and a fifth person whose name has not yet been released.