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Baby among six killed in Pathum Thani bus accident

Baby among six killed in Pathum Thani bus accident

SUNDAY, January 06, 2019
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Six people including a five-month-old baby were killed and nearly 50 others were injured when their double-decker bus went out of control on slippery road in Pathum Thani and overturned into a ditch early Sunday morning.

Baby among six killed in Pathum Thani bus accident

Pol Captian Watcharapong Thianpratham of Khlong Luang precinct got the call at 3.30am and led officers and rescue workers from the Ruamkatanyu Foundation and other groups to the scene at Km 35+100 of the Paholyothin Highway in Tambon Khlong 1. 

They found many of the passengers still aboard the privately operated Bangkok-Phanomprai bus in the ditch, including two drivers who worked in shifts and were among the injured.

Baby among six killed in Pathum Thani bus accident

Five passengers including the baby had been killed instantly. One of the injured passengers, a woman whose name was not released, was pronounced dead at hospital. 

The bodies were taken to Thammasat Chalermprakiat Hospital for autopsies.

The bus had left Roi Et’s Phanom Prai district at around 8pm on Saturday night, bound for Bangkok.

Baby among six killed in Pathum Thani bus accident

Baby among six killed in Pathum Thani bus accident