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Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Thailand travel news 2012

2012 July 3rd Bus crash
A first-class, air-conditioned Transport Co. Ltd VIP bus from Bangkok has crashed hitting a electric power transmission pole on Surat Thani-Nakhon Si Thammarat Road in Kanchanadit district. This happened last Tuesday. 10 people are reported dead and a further 17 persons including Thais and foreigners, were injured. Of the dead 6 were foriegn tourists and one was male the rest female.

The bus was transferring people down south from Bangkok to Koh Phangan.

The buses tire blew a high speed and the bus driver couldnt  stop it hitting the electric pole. The driver died.