Fatal Crash Involving Bangkok-Bueng Kan Coach Carrying 44 Passengers Leaves Two Dead and Many Injured in Nakhon Ratchasima

Nakhon Ratchasima—

At 2:10 AM, on March 19th, 2024, Pho Klang police received a fatal accident report about a Bangkok-Bueng Kan coach carrying 44 passengers on Highway No. 2 Mittraphap Road, Mueang, Nakhon Ratchasima.

Pho Klan police and emergency services rushed to the accident scene and found a double-decker air-conditioned coach from Lotus Phibul Tours Co. Ltd., which had collided with an overhead road sign before losing control and overturning sideways.

According to the police report, more than 44 passengers suffered serious to light injuries, including 32 Thai and 12 Lao national passengers. The emergency services performed first aid before transferring the wounded to nearby hospitals.

However, two bodies were found under the coach, it was later found out that they were the coach’s first and second drivers. A crane was deployed to lift the coach to retrieve the two unfortunate bodies, according to the police report.

Upon initial investigation, the coach had picked up passengers from Bueng Kan heading to Bangkok. On the route to Bangkok, the coach stopped at Bus Terminal 2, Nakhon Ratchasima, for a short break before having an accident on Highway No. 2 Mittraphap Road.

The Pho Klang police publicly revealed that the road had a curve that caused the coach to lose control and crash into the overhead road sign, resulting in injuries and casualties.

Investigations into the accident continued as of press time.

Kittisak Phalaharn
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