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Bus crashes into canal: driver killed, 12 passengers injured

A Nan-Bangkok bus crashed into a canal in Nakhon Sawan province early Tuesday morning, killing the driver and injuring 12 passengers.

Police said the accident happened just after 2am on Nakhon Sawan-Phitsanulok Road in tambon Nong Krood in Banphot Pisai district.
The driver was trapped inside the bus and drowned. The passengers escaped by breaking the windows.
A passenger, Yos Wannachon, said the bus left Nan at 5pm. 
He said he felt the bus swaying briefly and then it crashed into a ditch in the middle of the road, flipped and crashed into the canal.
Police suspect that the driver fell asleep.

Published : July 04, 2017

By : The Nation