Four People Dead After SUV Full of Migrant Workers Overturns and Catches on Fire in Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya –

Four people have been pronounced dead after a SUV carrying migrant workers overturned and caught fire in the Bang Pa-in district.

The Phra-in Racha Police was notified of the accident after midnight (June 1st) on the Asia Road in the Cheang Rark sub-district. Emergency responders arrived at the scene to find that a SUV Benz SsangYong Musso was engulfed by flames. It took 20 minutes for firefighters to control the fire and the SUV was totally destroyed.

Four people were found deceased inside the vehicle. Six people who had escaped from the fire sustained various injuries and they were taken to nearby hospitals. They were all reportedly migrant workers who had illegally entered Thailand.

Police are identifying the names and nationalities of those injured and deceased and continuing their investigation.

The original version of this article appeared on our sister website, The TPN National News, owned by our parent company TPN media.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.